Definition of cocoa pod in English:

cocoa pod

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  • The fruit of the cacao tree, from which cocoa beans are extracted.

    Cocoa pods, borne directly on the trunk and larger branches of the tree, are typically a squat spindle shape with a furrowed, leathery rind which is yellow to reddish when the fruit is ripe, containing 20 to 50 seeds embedded in a mucilaginous pulp.


Early 19th century; earliest use found in Abraham Rees (1743–1825), Presbyterian minister and encyclopaedist.