Coconut

The coconut tree (Cocos nucifera) is a member of the family Arecaceae (palm family). It is the only accepted species in the genus Cocos. The term coconut can refer to the entire coconut palm, the seed, or the fruit, which, botanically, is a drupe, not a nut. The spelling cocoanut is an archaic form of the word. The term is derived from 16th-centur...
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coconut

(from the article `robber crab`) ...The crab uses two large chelae, or pincers, to pound or chip open coconuts—the soft white meat of which is its principal diet. Although robber ... Botanically, nuts are actually a kind of fruit, but they are quite different in character with their hard shell and high fat content. The coconut, ......
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coconut

[n] - tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits 2. [n] - the edible white meat a coconut 3. [n] - large hard-shelled oval nut with a fibrous husk containing thick white meat surrounding a central cavity filled (when fresh) with fluid or milk
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coconut

noun the edible white meat a coconut; often shredded for use in e.g. cakes and curries
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coconut

cocoanut noun large hard-shelled oval nut with a fibrous husk containing thick white meat surrounding a central cavity filled (when fresh) with fluid or milk
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coconut

Click images to enlargeFruit of the coconut palm, which grows throughout the lowland tropics. The fruit has a large outer husk of fibres, which is removed and used to make coconut matting and ropes. Inside this is the nut which is exported to temperate countries. Its hard shell contains white flesh and clear coconut milk,...
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coconut

A tropical palm tree, cocos nucifera, that yields large, edible hard-shelled fruit from which oil and fibre are also obtained. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Coconut

Coconut (formerly Cocoa-nut, or coco-nut), IS a woody fruit of an oval shape, from 7 or 10 to 15 or 20 cm in length, covered with a fibrous husk, and lined internally with a white, firm, and fleshy kernel. The tree (Cocos nucifera) which produces the coconut is a palm, from 12 to 18 metres high. The trunk is straight and naked, and surmounted by a ...
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Coconut

Coconut is British slang for a non-white person who collaborates with the white establishment.
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coconut

coconut, fruit of the coco palm (Cocos nucifera), a tree widely distributed through tropical regions. The seed is peculiarly adapted to dispersal by water because the large pod holding the nut is buoyant and impervious to moisture. The trees therefore establish themselves naturally on small islands ...
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Coconut

Fruit of the coconut tree. It has a hard outer husk enclosing a large nut containing a white, edible, jelly-like substance called the 'endosperm.'
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Coconut

Fruit of the coconut tree. It has a hard outer husk enclosing a large nut containing a white, edible, jelly-like substance called the "endosperm."
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coconut

In Thailand they are called a maprao. They are thought to be native to Indonesia or Malaysia, but they now grow freely in all the tropical regions of the world They are used for coconut juice when young and coconut cream when mature Coconuts are green when young and brown with the hard inner nut when ripe They are the stones of the fruit and hav......
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Coconut

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coconut

The inside meat of the coconut shredded or grated.
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coconut

The typical Aroma The fruit of the coconut palm occurs in wines that are in barriques made from American or French Allier oak. It is mainly due to different flavorings as lactones and sotolone caused. In the Indonesian Moluccas, the bitter-tasting juice of the fruit is fermented to coconut wine and from it also spirits distilled. See also below toa...
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