Origin of chocolate
Examples from the Web for chocolaty
The one flavor you can always count on, however, is rich chocolate, the most chocolaty food imaginable.
Rich and chocolaty but airy and cold, this dessert is made even more appealing by how easy it is to prepare.
I give my icings, fillings, pies and puddings "that chocolaty taste" of Runkel's without bothering to grate chocolate.Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book|Mary A. Wilson
British Dictionary definitions for chocolaty
- a moderate to deep brown colour
- (as adjective)a chocolate carpet
Word Origin for chocolate
Word Origin and History for chocolaty
c.1600, from Nahuatl xocolatl, possibly from xocolia "to make bitter" + atl "water." Brought to Spain by 1520, from thence to the rest of Europe. Originally a drink; as a paste or cake made of ground, roasted, sweetened cacao seeds, 1640s.
To a Coffee-house, to drink jocolatte, very good [Pepys, "Diary," Nov. 24, 1664].
As a color from 1776. Chocolate chip is from 1940; chocolatier is attested from 1888.