coconut milk

[ koh-kuh-nuht milk ]
/ ˈkoʊ kə nət ˌmɪlk /

noun

the clear, potable liquid contained within the young hollow seed of the coconut palm.
the milky, potable but highly perishable liquid contained within the mature hollow coconut.
the milky, potable liquid extracted from grated coconut meat by infusion with boiling water.

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Origin of coconut milk

First recorded in 1690–1700
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