Associations to the word «Coconut»

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COCONUT, noun. A fruit of the coconut palm (not a true nut), Cocos nucifera, having a fibrous husk surrounding a large seed.
COCONUT, noun. A hard-shelled seed of this fruit, having white flesh and a fluid-filled central cavity.
COCONUT, noun. (uncountable) The edible white flesh of this fruit.
COCONUT, noun. The coconut palm.
COCONUT, noun. (pejorative) (ethnic slur) A Hispanic or dark-skinned person who acts “white” (Caucasian), alluding to the fact that a coconut is brown on the outside and white on the inside. Compare banana.
COCONUT, noun. (South Africa) (pejorative) A black person who thinks "white" (European). Compare banana.
COCONUT, noun. (New Zealand) (pejorative) A Pacific islander.
COCONUT, noun. (slang) A female breast.
COCONUT CRAB, noun. A species of crab, Birgus latro, that lives on land in the Indian Ocean and the central Pacific Ocean and feeds on fruits, nuts, seeds and coconut flesh.
COCONUT CRABS, noun. Plural of coconut crab
COCONUT MILK, noun. A thick white liquid produced by soaking the white inner flesh of the seed of the coconut in water and straining. It is commonly used in South East Asian cuisine for its aromatic property in curry and other gravy.
COCONUT OIL, noun. A type of cooking oil extracted from the kernel or meat of matured coconuts harvested from the coconut palm.
COCONUT OILS, noun. Plural of coconut oil
COCONUT PALM, noun. A tropical palm tree, Cocos nucifera, having feathery leaves and bearing coconuts
COCONUT PALMS, noun. Plural of coconut palm
COCONUT SHY, noun. A traditional fairground amusement in which customers throw balls at a row of coconuts in an attempt to knock one off its support and thereby win it.
COCONUT WATER, noun. A clear liquid found inside immature coconuts, which suspends the endosperm during the nuclear stage of development. It is a popular drink in tropical regions.

Dictionary definition

COCONUT, noun. The edible white meat of a coconut; often shredded for use in e.g. cakes and curries.
COCONUT, 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.
COCONUT, noun. Tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics.

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