Part of speech: noun

The large, white - meated fruit of a tree called the cocopalm.

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Usage examples "cocoanut":

  1. She takes the greatest delight in his first efforts at climbing and hunting, and for hours she and his admiring relatives will watch him attempting to climb a cocoanut tree. - "The Human Side of Animals", Royal Dixon.
  2. A married woman touches the cocoanut and waves a lighted lamp seven times round the bridegroom's head. - "The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II", R. V. Russell.
  3. In a short time a neat cottage was erected in the shelter of a cocoanut grove, with a verandah in front and a garden fenced in on one side. - "The History of Little Peter, the Ship Boy", W.H.G. Kingston.