from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as cacao-butter.


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  • Across town, Perugia's Beauty Palace offers sweet spa treatments, including cocoa-butter massage, chocolate baths and chocolate-based aromatherapies (beautypalace. it).

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  • With frosted sand-colored hair and a cocoa-butter complexion, Laura Antonelli is at her most delectable in Massimo Dallamano's VENUS IN FURS, a contemporary adaptation of Leopold von Sacher-Masoch's definitive S&M novel.

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  • Assuming CVS refers to the drugstore chain, I think CVS cocoa-butter is to show their common people creditability.

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  • At a meeting on government sponsored food research a few months ago, in New Jersey, for the Institute of Food Technologists, researchers reported on armed forces food research aimed at more compact rations, on turning beef-fat fractions into cocoa-butter like material, on an assortment of really quite minor problems solved with exquisite and costly ingenuity.

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  • The _cocoa-butter_ when clarified is of a pale yellow colour, and as it melts at about 90° F. it is of great value for pharmaceutical purposes, especially as it only becomes rancid when subjected to excessive heat and light, as to the direct rays of the sun.

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  • _Consolidated Nibs_ -- _i. e._, cocoa-nibs ground between heated stones, whence it flows in a paste of the consistency of cream, which, when cool, hardens into a cake containing all the cocoa-butter.

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  • One variety, called _zaca_, drunk by the Itzas, consisted of cocoa mixed with a fermented liquor prepared from maize; but a more harmless invention was a drink composed of cocoa-butter and maize.

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  • Astringent injections and vaginal suppositories of oak bark, myrrh, and cocoa-butter will usually bring relief.

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  • In America cocoanut-oil or cocoa-butter has been freely used.

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  • White vaselin, on the contrary, becomes after a few massage strokes very sticky; lard does not keep well, but is good when fresh; melted cocoa-butter answers the purpose also.

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