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cacaoPart of speech: Noun Usage examples "cacao":
- An oil is extracted from another species of cacao, the nut of which is small and white. - "On the Banks of the Amazon", W.H.G. Kingston.
- Their cargo consisted of cotton fabrics, iron- wood swords, flint knives, copper axe- heads, and a fruit called by the natives cacao, to which the Spaniards were now introduced for the first time, but the merits of which, as a beverage, they were not slow to appreciate. - "The Life of Columbus", Arthur Helps.
- Cacao, first known to the Spaniards. - "The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II)", Washington Irving.