Definition of Coconut palm

1. Noun. Tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics.

Exact synonyms: Coco, Coco Palm, Cocoa Palm, Coconut, Coconut Tree, Cocos Nucifera
Terms within: Cocoanut, Coconut
Generic synonyms: Palm, Palm Tree
Group relationships: Cocos, Genus Cocos

Definition of Coconut palm

1. Noun. a tropical palm tree, ''Cocos nucifera'', having feathery leaves and bearing coconuts ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coconut Palm

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

Literary usage of Coconut palm

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1. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1916)
"Assuming that these peculiarities were necessary to assist in germination, it is reasonable to believe that the coconut palm must have developed in a ..."

2. The Polynesian Wanderings: Tracks of the Migration Deduced from an by William Churchill (1911)
"Mangareva: niu, the coconut palm when young, ripening into nikau. Maori: niu, a means of divination by sticks; nikau, a palm. Marquesas: niu, a top, ..."

3. My Colonial Service in British Guiana, St. Lucia, Trinidad, Fiji, Australia by George William Des Vœux (1903)
"... coconut palm and its taste for salt—Sound of tropical rain in forest heard at great distance—Sanitary benefit of bare feet—Capon sitting on eggs— ..."

4. Trukese-English Dictionary =: Pwpwuken Tettenin Fóós, Chuuk-Ingenes by Ward Hunt Goodenough, Hiroshi Sugita (1990)
"midrib of coconut palm leaf (as used in brooms). ... coconut oil (unscented). tikka(nu.): unscented coconut oil. coconut palm ..."

5. Ceylon in 1893: Describing the Progress of the Island Since 1803, Its by John Ferguson (1893)
"Altogether, I estimate there are over three millions of acres under the coconut palm alone in the world. It may be of interest to give the distribution of ..."

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