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noun

a white, semisolid fat or nearly colorless fatty oil extracted from coconuts, used chiefly in foods and in the manufacture of soaps, cosmetics, and candles.

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Origin of coconut oil

First recorded in 1830–40
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coconut oil

noun

the fatty oil obtained from the meat of the coconut and used for making soap, cosmetics, etc
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