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coco

[ koh-koh ]
/ ˈkoʊ koʊ /
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noun, plural co·cos.
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Origin of coco

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

Other definitions for coco (2 of 2)

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.
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British Dictionary definitions for coco

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
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