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coconut or coconut palm
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A river rising in northern Nicaragua and flowing about 485 km (300 mi) northeast along the Nicaragua-Honduras border to the Caribbean Sea.
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[C16: from Portuguese coco grimace; from the likeness of the three holes of the nut to a face]
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n., pl. -cos.
[1545–55; < Portuguese: grimace]
a river rising in N Nicaragua and flowing NE along the Nicaragua-Honduras border to the Caribbean Sea. ab. 300 mi. (485 km) long. Also called Segovia.
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|Noun||1.||coco - 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
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