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co·coa

(kō'kō),
A powder prepared from the roasted kernels of the ripe seed of Theobroma cacao (family Sterculiaceae); used in the preparation of cocoa syrup, a flavoring agent.
See also: cacao.

cocoa

a cooking ingredient derived from cacao.
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