Definition of cacao noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kəˈkaʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈkaʊ//
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a tropical tree with seeds that are used to make chocolate and cocoa; the seeds from this tree Word Originmid 16th cent.: via Spanish from Nahuatl cacaua.
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