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ebdbbb t1_j169sss wrote

This is because, for some reason that is probably explainable but I don't know, the seed of the cacao tree is the cocoa bean.


cannondave t1_j182ayd wrote

Interesting. It seems to indicate that in ages past, someone fucked up.


utterly_baffledly t1_j1asj63 wrote

Yep the etymology of cocoa is a spelling error that produced a word that was easier to say. No more or less.