coconut oil


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coconut oil

n.
A pale yellow to colorless oil or a white semisolid fat obtained from the flesh of the coconut, widely used in food products and in the production of cosmetics and soaps.

coconut oil

n
(Elements & Compounds) the fatty oil obtained from the meat of the coconut and used for making soap, cosmetics, etc

co′conut oil`


n.
a white semisolid fat or nearly colorless fatty oil extracted from coconut meat, used in foods, soaps, cosmetics, etc.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coconut oil - oil from coconuts
vegetable oil, oil - any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
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
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2 It should be our utmost priority to educate the general population regarding the merits of coconut oil in order to reduce the incidence and prevalence of CAD.
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Available exclusively at Whole Foods Market nationwide until May, the new "All-One" Coconut Oil is sold in 14oz.
Until the ketone ester itself is available, some people with neurodegenerative illnesses can benefit by adding consistent amounts of coconut oil to their diets.
Grease a 450g loaf tin with coconut oil and line the base and sides with baking parchment.
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