coconut milk

noun

Definition of coconut milk 

1 : a thick, white, milky liquid extracted from grated coconut after it has been soaked in boiling water

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Add 1 can coconut milk and 1 cup seafood stock and bring everything to a simmer. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Thai-Style Shrimp and Coconut Noodles," 22 Jan. 2018 Scoop 1 tablespoon solid coconut milk into pot, then add onion, peppers, and a pinch each of salt and pepper. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Curry-Poached Salmon with Peppers," 16 Aug. 2018 Combine chia seeds and ½ cup coconut milk in a small bowl. Claire Saffitz, Bon Appetit, "Coconut Chia-Tapioca Pudding," 19 Mar. 2018 In certain spiritual practices, you're asked to wash your head in a mixture of organic goat's milk and coconut milk beforehand. Bri Luna, Glamour, "I'm a Real Witch, and I Spend $7,855 a Year on My Beauty Rituals," 31 Oct. 2018 Another favorite is the Ipanema, a black iced coffee mixed with coconut milk. Katie Lockhart, Condé Nast Traveler, "11 Best Places For Coffee in Bangkok," 18 Oct. 2018 This year, the company is expanding the AdeZ vegan smoothie brand from Argentina to Europe and the U.K., with new drinks blending fruit with oats, soy milk, almond milk and coconut milk. Jennifer Maloney, WSJ, "Coca-Cola Launched 500 Drinks Last Year. Most Taste Nothing Like Coke.," 23 Aug. 2018 The flash-frozen ice cream shop gives you a chance to pick from 27 flavors and between milk, cream, coconut milk or sorbet. Bud Kennedy, star-telegram, "Tortas, huaraches and green sauce at a little cafe in Grapevine | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 16 May 2018 Stir in both the heavy cream and coconut milk and bring to a gentle simmer. Fox News, "Recipes for your Caribbean themed party," 3 June 2013

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First Known Use of coconut milk

1698, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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