cocoa butter

or cacao butter

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noun

a fatty substance obtained from the seeds of the cacao, used in making soaps, cosmetics, and other products.

Origin of cocoa butter

First recorded in 1895–1900
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cocoa butter

noun

a yellowish-white waxy solid that is obtained from cocoa beans and used for confectionery, soap, etc
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