Definition of Cocoa powder

1. Noun. The powdery remains of chocolate liquor after cocoa butter is removed; used in baking and in low fat and low calorie recipes and as a flavoring for ice cream.

Generic synonyms: Chocolate
Specialized synonyms: Dutch-processed Cocoa



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cocoa Powder

coclique
coclustering
coco
coco-de-mer
coco de macao
coco palm
coco plum
coco plum tree
cocoa
cocoa bean
cocoa beans
cocoa palm
cocoa plum
cocoa powder (current term)
cocoalike
cocoanut
cocoanuts
cocoas
cocobola
cocobolas
cocobolo
cocobolos
cocolonization
cocomat
cocomats
cocommutative
cocompact
cocomposer

Literary usage of Cocoa powder

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1. Outlines of Industrial Chemistry: A Text-book for Students by Frank Hall Thorp (1916)
"Brown or cocoa powder used for military purposes, especially for heavy guns, has slower combustion and less dense smoke than black powder. ..."

2. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1912)
"The definition of cocoa-powder as adopted by the Union of German Chocolate Manufacturers ... Cocoa-powder particularly lends itself for adulteration to the ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"In spite of the fact that 'cocoa' powder contains red coal, it has been found by ... On the other hand, it is stated that 'cocoa' powder fouls badly. ..."

4. Lectures on Explosives: A Course of Lectures Prepared Especially as a Manual by Willoughby Walke (1897)
"Brown Prismatic or cocoa powder.—The exact nature of this powder, both as to the ingredients themselves and their proportions, was for some time shrouded in ..."

5. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1850)
"The preparation known as cocoa-powder, or chocolate powder, when genuine, ... I have known cocoa powder made of potato- starch, moistened with a decoction ..."

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