Definition of Cacao tree

1. Noun. Tropical American tree producing cacao beans.

Exact synonyms: Cacao, Chocolate Tree, Theobroma Cacao
Specialized synonyms: Cacao Bean, Cocoa Bean
Group relationships: Genus Theobroma, Theobroma
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cacao Tree

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cabstand
cabstands
cabulance
caburns
cabécou
cacafogo
cacafogos
cacafuego
cacaine
cacao
cacao bean
cacao moth
cacao oil
cacao tree (current term)
cacaos
cacas
cacation
cacatory
cacciatora
cacciatore
cachable
cachaca
cachalots
cache
cacheable

Literary usage of Cacao tree

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1. History of the New World Called America by Edward John Payne (1892)
"By long cultivation the cacao-tree had developed a larger seed, ... borrowing a well-known phrase Cacao-tree. of Pliny, that great changes in human life ..."

2. The Youth's Companion, Or, An Historical Dictionary: Consisting of Articles by Ezra Sampson (1813)
"cacao tree, the tree that produces the chocolate nut, and is a native of South America. ... The cacao tree bears two crops a year, yielding at each, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"The ash of several parte of the cacao- tree, from the plantations of Manado, in Celebes, has been examined by Bost van Ton nin gen (Rep. Chim. app. ii. ..."

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