Origin of cocoa1
Definition for cocoa (2 of 3)
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Examples from the Web for cocoa
Talese, the New Journalism maestro, would send Lipsyte on cocoa runs.
Sweeten the cocoa with the sugar, adding more or less according to your taste.
These include breadfruit, banana, and rubber trees, whose canopies shade the cocoa trees.
A little more than 50 percent of the paste is cocoa butter, which is extracted and saved to add to the chocolate later.
When the cocoa beans are roasted, their shells crack to expose the nib, which is then ground into a thick paste.
Milk flavored with coffee or cocoa may serve as a hot drink in the morning when the desire or need for such a drink is manifested.Dietetics for Nurses|Fairfax T. Proudfit
This is only a thicker preparation of cocoa, and may be made in the same way.The Skilful Cook|Mary Harrison
I took the party back with me to the counter, where they honoured me by partaking of cocoa and biscuits as my guests.Notes of a Camp-Follower on the Western Front|E. W. Hornung
After the games and riddles, Mary Frances excused herself from her guests, and made the cocoa and the pot of tea for her aunt.The Mary Frances Cook Book|Jane Earye Fryer
It was seen regularly in the cocoa at the research station and was the most common leafbird.Birds from North Borneo|Max C. Thompson
British Dictionary definitions for cocoa
- a light to moderate brown colour
- (as adjective)cocoa paint
Word Origin for cocoa
Word Origin and History for cocoa
powder from cacao seeds, 1707, corruption (by influence of coco) of cacao. The printing of Johnson's dictionary ran together the entries for coco and cocoa, fostering a confusion that never has been undone.