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From Biology-Online Dictionary | Biology-Online Dictionary
Cocoa butter -->
The fat obtained from the wasted seed of Theobroma cacao (family Sterculiaceae); it contains the glycerides of stearic, palmitic, oleic, arichidic, and linoleic acids; used as a base for suppositories and ointments and, in operative dentistry, as a lubricant and protective.
Synonym: cacao butter, cocoa butter, cacao oil.
Origin: g. Theos, a god, _ broma, food