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cocoa butter

noun
1.
a fatty substance obtained from the seeds of the cacao, used in making soaps, cosmetics, and other products.
Also, cacao butter.
Origin of cocoa butter
1895-1900
1895-1900
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  • To two parts natural chocolate liquor add one part milk-and-sugar paste and one part pure cocoa butter.
  • cocoa butter is the fat of choice in the confectionery industry.
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  • Some were shipping packages of cocoa butter to food suppliers.
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British Dictionary definitions for cocoa butter

cocoa butter

noun
1.
a yellowish-white waxy solid that is obtained from cocoa beans and used for confectionery, soap, etc
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