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COCONUT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does coconut mean? 

COCONUT (noun)
  The noun COCONUT has 3 senses:

1. the edible white meat a coconut; often shredded for use in e.g. cakes and curries
2. large hard-shelled oval nut with a fibrous husk containing thick white meat surrounding a central cavity filled (when fresh) with fluid or milk
3. tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics

  Familiarity information: COCONUT used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


COCONUT (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

coconut; coconut meat

Hypernyms ("coconut" is a kind of...):

food; solid food (any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "coconut"):

copra (the dried meat of the coconut from which oil is extracted)

Holonyms ("coconut" is a substance of...):

cocoanut; coconut (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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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

cocoanut; coconut

Hypernyms ("coconut" is a kind of...):

edible nut (a hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell)

Meronyms (substance of "coconut"):

coconut oil; copra oil (oil from coconuts)

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

coconut milk; coconut water (clear to whitish fluid from within a fresh coconut)

copra (the dried meat of the coconut from which oil is extracted)

Holonyms ("coconut" is a part of...):

coco; coco palm; cocoa palm; coconut; coconut palm; coconut tree; Cocos nucifera (tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics)


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Meaning:

Tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

coconut tree; coconut palm; cocoa palm; coco palm; coco; Cocos nucifera; coconut

Hypernyms ("coconut" is a kind of...):

palm; palm tree (any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves)

Meronyms (parts of "coconut"):

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

Holonyms ("coconut" is a member of...):

Cocos; genus Cocos (coconut palms)


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