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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


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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