Definition of coco in English:

coco

Syllabification: co·co
Pronunciation: /ˈkōkō
 
/

noun (plural cocos)

1 [usually as modifier] Coconut: coco matting coco palm
More example sentences
  • Some seed heads, like those of the coco palm, are extremely heavy, so don't let them fall on anyone's head.
  • The Jamaican peasant not only produced food (yams, cocos, bananas, small livestock, etc.) for the local market but also produced other minor crops for export.
  • Desserts are also funky, featuring items like Jamaican mousse, a fluffy mixture of chocolate and rum and something called coco quemado, a coconut milk pudding.
2West Indian The root of the taro.

Origin

mid 16th century (originally denoting the nut): from Spanish and Portuguese, literally 'grinning face' (because of the appearance of the base of the coconut).

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