coco

[ koh-koh ]
/ ˈkoʊ koʊ /

noun, plural co·cos.

Origin of coco

1545–55; < Portuguese: grimace; the three holes at the nut's base give it this appearance

Definition for coco (2 of 3)

Coco

[ koh-koh; Spanish kaw-kaw ]
/ ˈkoʊ koʊ; Spanish ˈkɔ kɔ /

noun

a river rising in N Nicaragua and flowing NE along the Nicaragua-Honduras border to the Caribbean Sea. About 300 miles (485 km) long.
Also called Segovia.

Definition for coco (3 of 3)

Chanel

[ shuh-nel; French sha-nel ]
/ ʃəˈnɛl; French ʃaˈnɛl /

noun

Ga·bri·elle [ga-bree-el] /ga briˈɛl/, Coco, 1882–1971, French fashion designer.

Can be confused

Chanel channel charnel
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British Dictionary definitions for coco (1 of 2)

coco

/ (ˈkəʊkəʊ) /

noun plural -cos

Word Origin for coco

C16: from Portuguese coco grimace; from the likeness of the three holes of the nut to a face

British Dictionary definitions for coco (2 of 2)

Chanel

/ (French ʃanɛl) /

noun

Gabrielle (ɡabriɛl), known as Coco Chanel. 1883–1971, French couturière and perfumer, who created "the little black dress" and the perfume Chanel No. 5
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