coconut oil

noun
|Updated on: 13 Aug 2018

Definition of coconut oil

: a fatty oil or semisolid fat extracted from fresh coconuts and used especially in making soaps and food products

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First Known Use of coconut oil

1831

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COCONUT OIL Defined for English Language Learners

coconut oil

Definition of coconut oil for English Language Learners

  • : an oil taken from coconuts that is used especially in making soaps and food products


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coconut oil

noun

medical Definition of coconut oil

: a nearly colorless fatty oil or white semisolid fat extracted from fresh coconuts and used especially in making soaps and food products

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