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English definition of “coconut”

coconut

noun     /ˈkəʊ.kə.nʌt/ US  /ˈkoʊ-/
B1 [C] a large fruit like a nut with a thick , hard, brown shell containing hard, white flesh that can be eaten and a clear liquid Types of fruit B1 [U] the white flesh of the coconut, often used in cooking : grated / shredded coconutTypes of fruit
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