Cocos'

coco

[koh-koh]
noun, plural cocos.
2.
coconut ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1545–55; < Portuguese: grimace; the three holes at the nut's base give it this appearance

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Coco

[koh-koh; Spanish kaw-kaw]
noun
a river rising in N Nicaragua and flowing NE along the Nicaragua-Honduras border to the Caribbean Sea. About 300 miles (485 km) long.
Also called Segovia.
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coco (ˈkəʊkəʊ)
 
n , pl -cos
coconut short for coconut palm
 
[C16: from Portuguese coco grimace; from the likeness of the three holes of the nut to a face]

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coco
variant of cocoa, and the older form of the word in Eng.
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COCO
contractor-owned/contractor-operated
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