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1the large, oval, brown seed of a tropical palm, consisting of a hard shell lined with edible white flesh and containing a clear liquid. It grows inside a woody husk, surrounded by fiber. the flesh of a coconut, especially when used as food.
2 (also coconut palm or tree) the tall palm tree that yields the coconut, which grows mainly by coastal beaches and has become naturalized throughout the tropics. Many tropical economies are dependent upon its products, which include copra and coir.
- Cocos nucifera, family Palmae
Remember that the middle of coconut
is spelled -co-