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, cocoanut  
1    the fruit of the coconut palm, consisting of a thick fibrous oval husk inside which is a thin hard shell enclosing edible white meat. The hollow centre is filled with a milky fluid (coconut milk)  
a    the meat of the coconut, often shredded and used in cakes, curries, etc.  
b    (as modifier)  
coconut cake     
     (C18: see coco)  

coconut butter  
      n   a solid form of coconut oil  
coconut ice  
      n   a sweetmeat made from desiccated coconut and sugar  
coconut matting  
      n   a form of coarse matting made from the fibrous husk of the coconut  
coconut oil  
      n   the fatty oil obtained from the meat of the coconut and used for making soap, cosmetics, etc.  
coconut palm  
      n   a tall palm tree, Cocos nucifera, widely planted throughout the tropics, having coconuts as fruits,   (Also called)    coco palm, coconut tree  
coconut shy  
      n   a fairground stall in which balls are thrown to knock coconuts off stands  
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