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coconut palm

[ koh-kuh-nuht pahm, ]
/ ˈkoʊ kə nət ˌpɑm, /
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noun
a tall, tropical palm, Cocos nucifera, bearing large, hard-shelled seeds (coconuts) enclosed in a thick, fibrous husk.
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Origin of coconut palm

First recorded in 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for coconut palm

coconut palm

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