See also: Cacao

EnglishEdit

 
Cacao fruits on the tree

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish cacao, from Classical Nahuatl cacahuatl. Doublet of cocoa.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /kəˈkɑːəʊ̯/, /kəˈkeɪ̯əʊ̯/, [kəˈkʰɑːəʊ̯], [kəˈkʰeɪ̯əʊ̯]
  • (file)
  • (US) IPA(key): /kəˈkaʊ̯/, /kəˈkeɪ̯oʊ̯/, [kəˈkʰaʊ̯], [kəˈkʰeɪ̯oʊ̯]
  • Rhymes: -aʊ

NounEdit

cacao (countable and uncountable, plural cacaos)

  1. A tree, Theobroma cacao, whose seed is used to make chocolate.
  2. This tree's seed, the cocoa bean.

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DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish cacao, from Classical Nahuatl cacahuatl.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cacao m (uncountable)

  1. cocoa [from late 16th c.]

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DescendantsEdit

  • Berbice Creole Dutch: kaukau
  • Negerhollands: kwakwa
  • Caribbean Hindustani: kakáu
  • Indonesian: kakao
  • Sranan Tongo: kakaw

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish cacao, ultimately from Classical Nahuatl cacahuatl.

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NounEdit

cacao m (plural cacaos)

  1. cocoa

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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaˈka.o/
  • Rhymes: -ao
  • Hyphenation: ca‧cà‧o

NounEdit

cacao m (invariable)

  1. cocoa

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French cacao; itself from Spanish cacao.

NounEdit

cacao f (uncountable)

  1. cocoa

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Classical Nahuatl cacahuatl (cacao bean).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaˈkao/, [kaˈka.o]
  • (file)

NounEdit

cacao m (plural cacaos)

  1. cacao tree
    Synonym: cacaotero
  2. cocoa bean, cocoa powder
  3. (colloquial) confusion
    Synonyms: desorden, confusión
    cacao mental(please add an English translation of this usage example)

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