What does the word coconut mean?

Usage examples for coconut

  1. He declares tonight that his anger is fierce, like the burning sun that sucks dry the milk of the coconut, and he will stand with us in the name of vengeance. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  2. I'm going to develop some coconut- groves and I'm thinking of putting up an oil- mill. – The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal
  3. An entertainment of boxing, wrestling, and combats with clubs made from green coconut boughs was held in their honour; and Cook says that they were carried on with the greatest good- humour in the presence of some three thousand spectators, " though some, women as well as men, have received blows they must feel some time after." – The Life of Captain James Cook by Arthur Kitson