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cocoa bean

noun

cacao bean

or cocoa bean

noun
1.
a seed of the cacao tree.
Origin of cacao bean
1830-1840
1830-40
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  • The great pod of the milkweed is the luxuriant fruit of this fine plant, as tropical in appearance as any mango or cocoa bean.

    In the Open Stanton Davis Kirkham
British Dictionary definitions for cocoa bean

cocoa bean

noun
1.
the seed of the cacao
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