cocoa bean

UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "cocoa bean":
singular cocoa bean plural cocoa beans
the seed of the cacao tree that is crushed to make cocoa

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • cocoa bean — cocoa ,bean noun count the seed of the CACAO tree that is crushed to make cocoa …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • cocoa bean — noun seed of the cocoa plant; used to make chocolate, cocoa and cocoa butter …   Wiktionary

  • cocoa bean — co′coa bean n. pln cacao bean …   From formal English to slang

  • cocoa bean — noun (C) the small seed of a tropical tree, that is used to make cocoa …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cocoa bean. — See cacao bean. * * * …   Universalium

  • cocoa bean. — See cacao bean …   Useful english dictionary

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