coconut palm


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coconut palm
Cocos nucifera

coconut palm

n.
A feather-leaved palm (Cocos nucifera) extensively cultivated in tropical regions for food, beverages, oil, thatching, fiber, utensils, or ornament.

coconut palm

n
(Plants) a tall palm tree, Cocos nucifera, widely planted throughout the tropics, having coconuts as fruits. Also called: coco palm or coconut tree

co′conut palm`


n.
a tall tropical palm, Cocos nucifera, bearing large hard-shelled seeds enclosed in a thick fibrous husk.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coconut palm - tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruitscoconut palm - tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics
cocoanut, coconut - large hard-shelled oval nut with a fibrous husk containing thick white meat surrounding a central cavity filled (when fresh) with fluid or milk
palm tree, palm - any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves
Cocos, genus Cocos - coconut palms
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At one place, inside, is a patch of about a thousand coconut palms.
The three most-affected species today are coconut palm, date palm and the tall ornamental Canary Island date palm.
Panaji The Goa government may have re-classified the coconut palm as a tree following protests, but the soaring price of coconuts -- an essential food ingredient -- appears to have triggered a new spell of politics in the coastal state.
According to the plan, Royal Palm, coconut palm, washing to new palm, Senegal date palm and traveler palms and other types of trees and plants will be planted.
Panaji: The Goa government may have re-classified the coconut palm as a tree following protests, but the soaring price of coconuts - an essential food ingredient in the coastal state - appears to have triggered a new spell of politics.
The venue's dAaAaAeA@cor is light and airy, with stunning views of the Arabi Gulf, a white sandy beach and lush green coconut palm trees.
Home-made coconut palm sugar is one of the local products of Samut Songkhram.
Ingredients (makes 1 loaf) Softened coconut oil, for greasing the tin 320g jumbo oats, ground to an oatmeal before using (or 290g ground almonds and 30g buckwheat flour) 250g raw honey 110g coconut palm sugar 75g melted raw coconut oil (make sure it is odourless) Juice and zest of 1 big orange 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger Half tsp ground nutmeg 2 tsp ground cinnamon Method Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas mark 4.
As in Indonesia and other Southeast Asian countries, the coconut palm has been the main food-producing tree.
When Pacific Islands are invaded by this pest, coconut palm mortality may reach greater than 50% within a few years (Gressitt 1953).
Salalah, Aug 8 (ONA) The Governorate of Dhofar is unique on the Arab and Gulf levels in terms of planting coconut palm trees due to suitable climate condition for such trees.