choc·o·late

[chaw-kuh-lit, chokuh-, chawk-lit, chok] Show IPA

noun

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 water, served hot or cold: a cup of hot chocolate.
3.  Candy made from such a preparation.
4.  An individual piece of this candy.
5.  Any syrup or flavoring made from this preparation or artificially imitating its flavor.