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coconut palm

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  1. a tall, tropical palm, Cocos nucifera, bearing large, hard-shelled seeds enclosed in a thick, fibrous husk.Compare coconut(def 3).

Origin of coconut palm

First recorded in 1830–40
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coconut palm

  1. a tall palm tree, Cocos nucifera, widely planted throughout the tropics, having coconuts as fruitsAlso called: coco palm, coconut tree
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