Definition of Coconut oil

1. Noun. Oil from coconuts.

Exact synonyms: Copra Oil
Generic synonyms: Oil, Vegetable Oil
Substance meronyms: Cocoanut, Coconut

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coconut Oil

coconut cake
coconut crab
coconut crabs
coconut cream
coconut macaroon
coconut meat
coconut milk
coconut oil (current term)
coconut palm
coconut palms
coconut sound
coconut tree
coconut water

Literary usage of Coconut oil

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"3 In the case of coconut oil he finds the quantity of oxygen required to vary considerably in the twenty samples 4 examined, but the largest amount required ..."

2. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1917)
"coconut oil resembles palm-nut oil in its chemical composition, with the exception of the ... The specific gravity of coconut oil or fat at 40 degrees ..."

3. A German-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1917)
"coconut butter (coconut oil). Kokosfaser. /. coco fiber, coir (fiber from the husk of the coconut). Kokosfett, n. coconut oil. Kokosnuss, /. coconut. ..."

4. Trukese-English Dictionary =: Pwpwuken Tettenin Fóós, Chuuk-Ingenes by Ward Hunt Goodenough, Hiroshi Sugita (1990)
"unscented coconut oil. neen afak, neen taka(neei) (nu. phr.): unscented coconut oil. neen ayis ... coconut oil perfume scented with the nut of the omon tree ..."

5. Lubrication and Lubricants: A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of by Richard Mountford Deeley, Leonard Archbutt (1900)
"In chemical composition and characters it closely resembles coconut oil, having an exceptionally high saponification value (24'8-25"0 per cent. ..."

6. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1909)
"Considerable coconut oil is produced in the West Indies and in the tropical ... Cochin coconut oil is usually sufficiently superior in quality to command a ..."

7. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"coconut oil was formerly used chiefly in the manufacture of soap and candles. ... Both the solid and liquid portions of coconut oil are also used in various ..."

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