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chocolate

choc·o·late

chocolate

 
 
pronunciation:
chaw kliht
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a powder or solid made from ground and roasted cacao seeds.
Chocolate is native to the Americas.I put extra chocolate in the cookies this time.
definition 2: a candy or syrup made with this substance along with other ingredients such as sugar or milk.
We each got a bar of chocolate in our Christmas stocking.
definition 3: a single small piece of chocolate candy, usually rectangular, round, or oval in shape and often containing a sweet filling or nuts.
He always gives her a box of chocolates for Valentines Day.
definition 4: a drink made by combining this substance with sugar and water or milk.
We had a cup of hot chocolate after skating.
definition 5: a dark brown color.
Chocolate is a good color for the couch.
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: made or flavored with chocolate.
He loves chocolate cake with chocolate icing.
definition 2: of or pertaining to the color chocolate.
Their new dog is a chocolate labrador.
derivation: chocolaty (adj.)
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