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coconut

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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coconutco‧co‧nut /ˈkəʊkənʌt $ ˈkoʊ-/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 nut_coconut.jpg [countable]DFFHBP the large brown seed of a tropical tree, which has a hard shell containing white flesh that you can eat and a milky liquid that you can drink 🔊 large tropical gardens of coconut palms2 [uncountable]DFC the white flesh of a coconut, often used in cooking 🔊 desiccated coconut (=dried coconut)
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coconutHe canna climb up a tree for a coconut, he canna go up the mountain for wild bananas.As easy as tossing a coconut into the ocean or finding a fat man's belly with the suntan lotion.Stir in flour and coconut and mix in dried fruit and chopped cherries.Remove from heat and add crumbs, coconut and nuts.Thyme is sometimes described as having aromas of peppermint, nutmeg, tangerine, pine, coconut, and varnish.shredded coconutBut there are the coconut chips.Just inside the vestibule there was coconut matting, and seeing this Mum looked about then began to wipe her feet.My sister is looking for a recipe for haystacks, which are a vanilla-flavored candy with coconut.
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