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English noun: coconut

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


Synonymscoconut meat


Broader (hypernym)food, solid food


Narrower (hyponym)copra


Substance meronymcocoanut, coconut

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


Synonymscocoanut


Broader (hypernym)edible nut


Part meronymcoco, coco palm, cocoa palm, coconut, coconut palm, coconut tree, Cocos nucifera


Substance holonymcoconut, coconut meat, coconut milk, coconut oil, coconut water, copra, copra oil

3. coconut (plant) tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics


Synonymscoco, coco palm, cocoa palm, coconut palm, coconut tree, Cocos nucifera


Broader (hypernym)palm, palm tree


Part holonymcocoanut, coconut


Member meronymCocos, genus Cocos









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