coconut oil
noun Date: 1831 a fatty oil or semisolid fat extracted from fresh coconuts and used especially in making soaps and food products

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  • coconut oil — n. oil obtained from the dried meat of coconuts, used for making soap, as an edible fat, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Coconut oil — Traditional way of making coconut oil using a bullock powered mill in Seychelles Coconut oil is an edible oil extracted from the kernel or meat of matured coconut harvested from the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera). Throughout the tropical world, it …   Wikipedia

  • coconut oil — kokosų aliejus statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Gaunamas iš riešutinio kokoso (Cocos nucifera) vaisių. atitikmenys: angl. coconut oil; copra oil rus. кокосовое масло …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • coconut oil — noun oil from coconuts • Syn: ↑copra oil • Hypernyms: ↑vegetable oil, ↑oil • Substance Holonyms: ↑coconut, ↑cocoanut * * * noun [noncount] : an oil taken from coc …   Useful english dictionary

  • coconut oil — co′conut oil n. coo a white semisolid fat or nearly colorless fatty oil extracted from coconut meat, used in foods, soaps, cosmetics, etc • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • coconut oil — /ˈkoʊkənʌt ɔɪl/ (say kohkuhnut oyl) noun an oil obtained from dried coconut flesh, used in foods, making soap, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • coconut oil — 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. [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • coconut oil — white fatty substance obtained from coconuts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Coconut milk — Coconut milk, in a bowl Coconut milk is the water that comes from the grated meat of a coconut. The colour and rich taste of the milk can be attributed to the high oil content. In many parts of the world, the term coconut milk is also used to… …   Wikipedia

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