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.
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.
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.
Effect of Partial replacement of soybean meal with palm kernel meal and copra meal on growth performance, nutrient digestibility and carcass characteristics of finishing pigs.
Plantations engage a small proportion of the population, but produce the islands' major cash crops for export: vanilla, cloves, perfume essences, and copra (the dried meat of a coconut from which oil is extracted).
The cheese board comprised a creamy Oxford Blue, a restrained Copra Nouveau and Berwick Edge, a matured hard cheese with a taste reminiscent of pineapple.
The processed products of coconut in the country include copra, cooking oil (Refined Bleached Deodorized), milk squeezed from coconut, Virgin Coconut Oil, Nata Decoco, palm sugar, charcoal, Geo textiles, etc.
Now, she said, byproducts from coconut harvesting, called copra, fuel trade on the islands.
One typical cargo included 500 tonnes of dried fruit from Australia, bales of rubber and timber from Malaya and thousands of sacks of copra (dried coconut) from Ceylon (Sri Lanka) for use in soap and margarine.
The only segment where inflation has gone up is non- food primary articles because of a rise in the prices of coir fibre, copra, safflower and a few other items.