chocolate NOUN 1) a food made from roasted and ground cacao seeds, typically sweetened and eaten as confectionery. 2) a sweet covered with chocolate. 3) a drink made by mixing milk or water with chocolate. 4) a deep brown colour.
DERIVATIVES chocolatey (also chocolaty) adjective.
ORIGIN Nahuatl.

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  • chocolate — sustantivo masculino 1. (no contable) Alimento preparado con cacao y azúcar, al que puede añadirse leche, canela o vainilla: una barrita de chocolate. pastilla* de chocolate. tableta de chocolate. 2. Bebida preparada con este alimento disuelto en …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • chocolaté — chocolaté, ée [ ʃɔkɔlate ] adj. • 1771; de chocolat ♦ Parfumé au chocolat. ⇒ cacaoté. Bouillie chocolatée. ● chocolaté, chocolatée adjectif Qui contient du chocolat. chocolaté, ée adj. Contenant du chocolat, parfumé au chocolat …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • chocolate — (Etim. disc.); cf. nahua xocoatl, de xoco, amargo, y atl, agua). 1. m. Pasta hecha con cacao y azúcar molidos, a la que generalmente se añade canela o vainilla. 2. Bebida que se hace de esta pasta desleída y cocida en agua o en leche. 3. coloq.… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • chocolate — [chôk′lət, chäk′lət; chôk′ə lət, chäk′ələt] n. [? via Fr chocolat < Sp chocolate < Nahuatl čokola:λ] 1. a paste, powder, syrup, or bar made from cacao seeds that have been roasted and ground 2. a drink made of chocolate, hot milk or water,… …   English World dictionary

  • Chocolate — Choc o*late, n. [Sp., fr. the Mexican name of the cacao. Cf. {Cacao}, {Cocoa}.] 1. A paste or cake composed of the roasted seeds of the {Theobroma Cacao} ground and mixed with other ingredients, usually sugar, and cinnamon or vanilla. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chocolate — c.1600, from Nahuatl xocolatl, possibly from xocolia to make bitter + atl water. Brought to Spain by 1520, from thence to the rest of Europe. Originally a drink; as a paste or cake made of ground, roasted cacao seeds, 1640s. To a Coffee house, to …   Etymology dictionary

  • chocolate — s. m. 1. Pasta alimentícia de cacau e açúcar, com canela ou baunilha. 2. Bebida que se faz com ela …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Chocolate — For other uses, see Chocolate (disambiguation). Chocolate most commonly comes in dark, milk, and white varieties, with cocoa solids contributing to the …   Wikipedia

  • Chocolate — Para otros usos de este término, véase Chocolate (desambiguación). Distintos tipos de chocolates. El chocolate (náhuatl: xocolatl )? es el alimento que se obtiene mezclando azúcar con dos productos derivados de la manipul …   Wikipedia Español

  • chocolate — chocolaty, adj. /chaw keuh lit, chok euh , chawk lit, chok /, n. 1. a preparation of the seeds of cacao, roasted, husked, and ground, often sweetened and flavored, as with vanilla. 2. a beverage made by dissolving such a preparation in milk or… …   Universalium

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