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1. coconut

noun. ['ˈkoʊkəˌnət'] the edible white meat of a coconut; often shredded for use in e.g. cakes and curries.

Synonyms

  • cocoanut
  • solid food
  • food
  • copra

Etymology

  • coco (English)
  • nut (English)
  • nute (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Coconut

  • chesnut
  • chestnut
  • chestnut
  • donut
  • doughnut
  • groundnut
  • hazelnut
  • hudnut
  • peanut
  • walnut

How do you pronounce coconut?

Pronounce coconut as ˈkoʊkəˌnət.

US - How to pronounce coconut in American English

UK - How to pronounce coconut in British English

Sentences with coconut


1. Noun, singular or mass
In a separate bowl, add 2 tablespoons of coconut oil to 1 1/4 cup of warm water.

2. Adjective
If it's too wet, add some coconut flour.

3. Adjective, comparative
Tomato shorba is a water-based tomato soup that may contain coconut milk and ghee (butter).

Quotes about coconut


1. I like eating extra-virgin coconut oil. That’s like super non-fucked coconut oil.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. It is almost as if happiness is an acquired taste, like coconut cordial or ceviche, to which you can eventually become accustomed, but despair is something surprising each time you encounter it.
- Lemony Snicket, The End

2. coconut

noun. ['ˈkoʊkəˌnət'] large hard-shelled oval nut with a fibrous husk containing thick white meat surrounding a central cavity filled (when fresh) with fluid or milk.

Synonyms

  • cocoanut
  • coconut water
  • edible nut
  • copra oil
  • coconut palm
  • coconut tree
  • coconut milk
  • coco
  • coconut oil
  • coco palm
  • cocoa palm
  • copra
  • Cocos nucifera

Etymology

  • coco (English)
  • nut (English)
  • nute (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. coconut

noun. ['ˈkoʊkəˌnət'] tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics.

Synonyms

  • coconut palm
  • palm tree
  • Cocos
  • coconut tree
  • palm
  • genus Cocos
  • coco
  • coco palm
  • cocoa palm
  • Cocos nucifera

Etymology

  • coco (English)
  • nut (English)
  • nute (Middle English (1100-1500))
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