What does the word cacao mean?

Usage examples for cacao

  1. His account of these in the Dictionary is quoted from Miller's Gardener's Dictionary and Hill's Materia Medica, in which the former is spelt coco and the latter cacao and cocoa. – The evolution of English lexicography by James Augustus Henry Murray
  2. Here was her beloved Le Zephyr, with its blossoming cacao- groves. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  3. The cacao- tree has been tried, but a blight kills it. – Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands by Charles Nordhoff