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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the tribe Theobromeae — cacao and related South American plants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of small trees. See cacao.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of trees, of the order Sterculiaceæ and tribe Büttnerieæ.
  • n. [lowercase] A plant of this genus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. cacao plants


From Ancient Greek θεός (theos, "god") + βρῶμα (brōma, "food") (Wiktionary)



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