Etymology
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cacao (n.)

seed from which cocoa and chocolate are made, 1550s, from Spanish cacao "the cocoa bean," an adaptation of Nahuatl (Aztecan) cacaua, root form of cacahuatl "bean of the cocoa-tree."

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Definitions of cacao

cacao (n.)
tropical American tree producing cacao beans;
Synonyms: cacao tree / chocolate tree / Theobroma cacao
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