chocolate ['tSoklit] n. a paste, syrup or bar made from cocoa seeds that have been roasted and
ground. Chocolate candy (also called pralines, truffles, bonbons, or simply
chocolates) are made of sweet filling contained in a thin gourmet chocolate shell.
Chocolate is also often used to flavor desserts, cakes and ice cream,
and of course chocolates make great Valentine's day gifts!
[? via French chocolat < Spanish chocolate < Nahuatl cokola:t] This page reviews the best chocolate stores in New York.