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coconut

noun co·co·nut \ˈkō-kə-(ˌ)nət\

: a large fruit that has a thick shell with white flesh and liquid inside it and that grows on a palm tree

: the white flesh of a coconut

Full Definition of COCONUT

1
:  the drupaceous fruit of the coconut palm whose outer fibrous husk yields coir and whose nut contains thick edible meat and coconut milk
2
:  the edible meat of the coconut

Examples of COCONUT

  1. The pastry is covered with shredded coconut.

First Known Use of COCONUT

1516

coconut

noun co·co·nut \ˈkō-kə-(ˌ)nət\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COCONUT

1
:  the fruit of the coconut palm having an outer fibrous husk with a nut containing thick edible meat and coconut milk
2
:  the edible meat of the coconut
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