coconut tree

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Noun1.coconut tree - tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruitscoconut tree - 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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A 24-year-old female teacher and her 47-year-old uncle were killed on Saturday when a coconut tree uprooted and fell on them in Barangay Poblacion III, Mabini town, Bohol.
KARACHI -- Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah started his day on Thursday with planting a Coconut tree at the lawn of CM House.
The coconut tree is productive throughout the year.
26 -- Asian Tribune caught very interesting pictures of two freak palmyra trees and one coconut tree in the Jaffna district.
The ball then comes rolling over to Travolta and he scores a goal with an impossible shot that miraculously ricochets off a coconut tree straight into the goal.
Having been taught how to slice one in half, and after planting a coconut tree, it was then time for William to take to the pitch with locals from the Pacific island to throw the fruit.
All I've seen today, I wrote to my friend, are a few crows, a couple of sparrows and the kite that lives in the coconut tree outside my window.
He died on Thursday, succumbing to severe injuries sustained when a coconut tree fell on him while he was on a morning walk in a garden in Versova, an upmarket western suburb of Mumbai.
As a member of Palmae (Arecaceae) family, coconut tree doesn't have cambium, so it doesn't grow secondary, to horizontal direction.
The coconut tree is a symbol of the Tropics, and as a source of fiber, food, fuel, soap, and cooking oil, it is sometimes called "the tree of life.
In many areas of Sri Lanka the coconut tree and its products have for centuries been an integral part of life, and it has come to be called the "Tree of life".
Marshall's coconut tree drawing won her an iPOD Shuffle and the opportunity to have her picture displayed in the main lobby of the office building.