definiteness; exactitude; precision.
to burn, especially suddenly and violently. Historical Examples A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, […]
a small tropical American evergreen tree, Theobroma cacao, cultivated for its seeds, the source of cocoa, chocolate, etc. Also, cocoa. the fruit or seeds of this tree. Contemporary Examples 4 Autumnal Desserts Michel Richard November 17, 2010 The Congo’s Forgotten Colonial Getaway Nina Strochlic December 17, 2014 Four Chocolate Questions Answered Mary Goodbody September 28, […]
a seed of the cacao tree.
cocoa butter. a fatty substance obtained from the seeds of the cacao, used in making soaps, cosmetics, and other products. noun a yellowish-white waxy solid that is obtained from cocoa beans and used for confectionery, soap, etc