Definition of Cacao bean
1. Noun. Seed of the cacao tree; ground roasted beans are source of chocolate.
Substance meronyms: Chocolate, Cocoa, Creme De Cacao
Generic synonyms: Cacao, Cacao Tree, Chocolate Tree, Theobroma Cacao
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Literary usage of Cacao bean
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1. Foods by Edward Smith (1873)
"The following is the analysis of the cacao bean from various localities by Tuchen (per cent.):— Theobromine Cacao, red . . Cacao, butter Gluten. Starch . ..."
2. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"CACAO BUTTER (spelt also Cocoa Butter), is expressed from the cacao bean, ... The average composition of the cacao bean is, according to König, ..."
3. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"The average composition of the cacao bean is, according to König, as follows :•— Per cent. . 49-0 . 5-4 . 12-8 . 25-7 . 3-71 3-41 The composition of the ..."
4. Venezuela: A Commercial and Industrial Handbook with a Chapter on the Dutch by Purl Lord Bell (1922)
"The cacao bean is held in an elongated pod ribbed like a muskmelon, yellow and red in color, but turning purple when it is ripe. Each pod contains 16 seeds. ..."
5. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"It should perhaps first be mentioned that cocoa butter is the fat of cacao bean and, therefore, differs utterly from coconut butter, a product manufactured ..."
6. The Town of San Felipe and Colonial Cacao Economies by Piñero, Eugenio (1994)
"More evidence attesting to an evolutionary pattern, from gathering the cacao bean to its rational cultivation, is found in Maracaibo, Venezuela. ..."
7. History of the New World Called America by Edward John Payne (1892)
"... parallel to the use of the cacao bean in Mexico is found in an important commercial district of the Soudan, where gold, cotton cloths, and shells had at ..."