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English definition of “cocoa”

cocoa

noun [U]    /ˈkoʊ·koʊ/
a dark brown powder made from the crushed beans of a tree , used to make chocolate and give the taste of chocolate to food and drink Cocoa is also a drink made from cocoa powder that is sweetened and mixed with hot water or milk .
(Definition of cocoa noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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