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English definition of “coconut”

coconut

noun uk   /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 liquidTypes of fruit B1 [U] the white flesh of the coconut, often used in cooking: grated/shredded coconutTypes of fruit
(Definition of coconut from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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