A small evergreen tree Theobroma Cacao of South America therefore the western Indies Its good fresh fruit includes an edible pulp inclosing seeds concerning the measurements of an almond that cocoa chocolate and broma are prepared
- exotic United states tree producing cacao beans
- a little evergreen tree (Theobroma Cacao) of South America additionally the Western Indies. Its fresh fruit includes an edible pulp, inclosing seeds about the size of an almond, that cocoa, chocolate, and broma are prepared.
seed from where cocoa and chocolate are produced, 1550s, from Spanish cacao, from Nahuatl (Aztecan) cacaua, root kind of cacahuatl "bean for the cocoa-tree."
- cocoa bean
Other economic plants and fruits having a wide distribution are tobacco, maize, rice, beans, sweet potatoes, bananas, cacao (Theobroma cacao), mandioca or cassava (Manihot utilitissima), aipim or sweet mandioca (M.