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A feather-leaved palm (Cocos nucifera) extensively cultivated in tropical regions for food, beverages, oil, thatching, fiber, utensils, or ornament.
(Plants) a tall palm tree, Cocos nucifera, widely planted throughout the tropics, having coconuts as fruits. Also called: coco palm or coconut tree
a tall tropical palm, Cocos nucifera, bearing large hard-shelled seeds enclosed in a thick fibrous husk.
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|Noun||1.||coconut palm - 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