coconut

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkəʊkənʌt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkoʊkəˌnʌt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kōkə nut′, -nət)

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coconut

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [large, ripe, solid, juicy] coconut
  2. [shaved, grated, dried, desiccated] coconut
  3. [strips, pieces] of coconut
  4. [tastes, smells] of coconut
  5. drink the water from a coconut
  6. [drink, make] a cocktail in a coconut
  7. [fruit salad, ice cream] with coconut
  8. [cut, slice, cleave, hack] open a coconut
  9. opened the coconut with a [knife, machete, sword]
  10. Coconuts [fell, plummeted, dropped] from the palm tree.
  11. A coconut hit him on the head.
  12. was hit on the head by a (falling) coconut
  13. a bunch of coconuts
n as adj
  1. a coconut tree
  2. coconut [milk, water, juice, oil, cream]
  3. [baked, cooked, roasted] in coconut oil
  4. [made, infused, blended] with coconut milk
  5. [fish, meat, curry, vegetables] with coconut milk
  6. use coconut oil for [cooking, sunbathing]
  7. [smothered, applied] coconut oil on
  8. coconut [cooking, sunbathing, tanning] oil
  9. UK: [win, have a go on, try your luck on] the coconut shy
adv
  1. coconut-flavored [candy, gum, ice cream]
  2. the [candy] is coconut [flavored]
  3. coconut-scented [shampoo, lotion]
  4. the [shampoo] is coconut scented
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