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cacao


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cacao  \Ca*ca"o\,  n.  [Sp.,  fr  Mex.  kakahuatl  Cf  {Cocoa}, 
  {Chocolate}]  (Bot.) 
  A  small  evergreen  tree  ({Theobroma  Cacao})  of  South  America 
  and  the  West  Indies.  Its  fruit  contains  an  edible  pulp, 
  inclosing  seeds  about  the  size  of  an  almond,  from  which 
  cocoa,  chocolate,  and  broma  are  prepared. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cacao 
  n  1:  tropical  American  tree  producing  cacao  beans  [syn:  {cacao 
  tree},  {chocolate  tree},  {Theobroma  cacao}] 
  2:  seed  of  the  cacao  tree;  ground  roasted  beans  are  source  of 
  chocolate  [syn:  {cocoa  bean}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Cacao,  PR  (comunidad,  FIPS  10048) 
  Location:  18.43855  N,  66.93746  W 
  Population  (1990):  1690  (516  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 




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