What does the word cocoa mean?

Usage examples for cocoa

  1. Among a formal party of chiefs it was handed round in a cocoa- nut shell cup with a good deal of ceremony. – Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before by George Turner
  2. But Puck, too old for the Red Cross training, was left behind, sniffing up and down the garden paths in patient search for his dainty mistress, who, arrayed in gas- mask and trench- helmet, was serving from a battered camionette hot coffee and cocoa to our boys in khaki just behind the trenches. – Sigurd Our Golden Collie and Other Comrades of the Road by Katharine Lee Bates
  3. Mulinuu, the reader may remember, is a narrow finger of land planted in cocoa- palms, which runs forth into the lagoon perhaps three quarters of a mile. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang