coconut milk


Definition of coconut milk

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

Examples of coconut milk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Combine light rum, coconut cream, coconut milk and pineapple juice in cocktail shaker and close tight. Patrick Ryan, USA TODAY, "7 delicious, easy cocktails you can make at home this Memorial Day," 21 May 2020 For a dairy-free drink, swap out the milk and yogurt for soy, almond or coconut milk versions. Madelyn Fernstrom, NBC News, "3 incredibly delicious, heart-healthy smoothies to try now," 5 Feb. 2020 Try a handful of nuts, a scoop of tahini or nut butter, a dollop of yogurt, a splash of coconut milk, or even fresh coconut. Aliza Abarbanel, Bon Appétit, "You Don’t Need a Recipe to Make a Damn Good Smoothie," 22 Mar. 2020 Oily and intense, the spice is mitigated by coconut milk, and the intense vegetable sweetness of red and gold bell peppers that have been stewed down to a slick, melt-away consistency. Dominic Armato, azcentral, "3 new metro Phoenix restaurants to try in March for hot pot, Jamaican food and barbecue," 9 Mar. 2020 Best-selling libations include coconut milk, longan jujube and mango green teas, taro slush and herbal jelly wow milk. Matt Wake |, al, "Popular Huntsville restaurant adding second location," 19 Feb. 2020 Don’t use light coconut milk, which may separate as the vegetables cook., "Chicken Curry With Coconut and Tomatoes," 12 Nov. 2019 Several of his curry dishes include coconut milk, an ingredient associated more with the Thai kitchen. Austin Bush, Los Angeles Times, "The king ate sticky rice: Cooking, past and present, in Luang Prabang, Laos," 1 Oct. 2019 Instructions: In a bowl, mix coconut milk with honey until honey is completely dissolved. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, "Escape To The Caribbean With These Soulful Recipes," 29 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of coconut milk

1698, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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2 Jun 2020

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“Coconut milk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of coconut milk

: the liquid that is inside a coconut

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