cocoa bean

noun
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cocoa bean
 
n
the seed of the cacao

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Example sentences
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.
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