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cocoa bean

noun Unabridged
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Examples from the web for cocoa bean
  • Fruit bats eat the cacao fruit pulp and discard the cocoa bean, which will grow into a new tree.
  • Children were also internally trafficked to work on cocoa bean plantations.
  • Workers were investigating alarms sounding on a cocoa bean roasting machine when the roaster exploded.
British Dictionary definitions for cocoa bean

cocoa bean

the seed of the cacao
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