copra


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co·pra

 (kō′prə, kŏp′rə)
n.
The dried white flesh of the coconut from which coconut oil is extracted.

[Portuguese, from Malayalam koppara.]

copra

(ˈkɒprə)
n
(Botany) the dried, oil-yielding kernel of the coconut
[C16: from Portuguese, from Malayalam koppara, probably from Hindi khoprā coconut]

cop•ra

(ˈkɒp rə, ˈkoʊ prə)

n.
the dried meat of the coconut from which coconut oil is expressed.
[1575–85; < Portuguese < Malayalam koppara < Hindi khoprā coconut]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.copra - the dried meat of the coconut from which oil is extractedcopra - the dried meat of the coconut from which oil is extracted
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
coconut, coconut meat - the edible white meat of a coconut; often shredded for use in e.g. cakes and curries
Translations
لُب جَوز الهِند المُجَفَّـف
copra
kopra
kopra
kopra
kopra
kókoshnetukjarni
kopra
kopra
kopra
kopra
kuru Hindistan ceviz içi

copra

[ˈkɒprə] Ncopra f

copra

nKopra f

copra

[ˈkɒprə] ncopra

copra

(ˈkoprə) , ((American) ˈka:-) noun
the dried kernel of the coconut which gives coconut oil.
References in classic literature ?
He was a little old Frenchman, with soft kind eyes and a pleasant smile, half trader and half seaman, who owned a cutter in which he wandered boldly among the Paumotus and the Marquesas, taking out trade goods and bringing back copra, shell, and pearls.
The tender tips of the fallen palms were likewise eaten, while the thousands of coconuts were husked and split and sun-dried and smoke-cured into copra to be sold to the next passing trader.
He would buy a schooner - one of those yacht-like, coppered crafts that sailed like witches - and go trading copra and pearling among the islands.
It was a beastly funny time of it I had, diving out shell, fishing beche-de-mer, trading hoop-iron and hatchets for copra and ivory- nuts, running niggers and all the rest of it.
He was his mother's supercargo, and his business was to comb all the Paumotus for the wealth of copra, shell, and pearls that they yielded up.
CACP, an expert body, which takes into account the cost of production, trends in the domestic and international prices of edible oils, overall demand and supply of copra and coconut oil, cost of processing of copra into coconut oil and the likely impact of the recommended MSPs on consumers, while recommending the MSPs.
Two other people riding on the copra truck were also injured.
The GE, DE, and ME in the copra meal used in this experiment were less than those reported in the literature [4,27].
She also said copra meal exports this year could rise by 18.
Cuando nos fuimos, se abarato la copra, el cafe y el platano.
Copra prices are already ruling below Minimum Support Price (MSP) level in some parts of the country, and may fall further unless immediate steps are taken to intervene in the market, to ensure MSP of copra for the farmers according to the policy of the Government.