1 The large oval brown seed of a tropical palm, consisting of a hard woody husk surrounded by fibre, lined with edible white flesh and containing a clear liquid: [as modifier]: coconut shells [mass noun]: gardens produced vegetables, coconut, and pineapples
1.1 [mass noun] The flesh of a coconut, often used as food: desiccated coconut [as modifier]: coconut ice cream
2 (also coconut palm or tree) The tall palm tree that yields the coconut, which has become naturalized throughout the tropics. The tree is also a source of copra, coir, and other products: warm tropical breezes, coconut trees, and magnificent beaches [as modifier]: coconut plantations
Cocos nucifera, family Palmae.
Mark had no qualms about sitting below the coconuts
in the palm. He figured his head was hardened from soccer practice.
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