Meaning of coconut

co•co•nut

Pronunciation: (kō'ku-nut", -nut), [key]
— n.
  1. the large, hard-shelled seed of the coconut palm, lined with a white edible meat, and containing a milky liquid.
  2. the meat of the coconut, often shredded and used in cooking, as a flavoring, and as a dessert topping.
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Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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