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coco

[koh-koh] /ˈkoʊ koʊ/
noun, plural cocos.
2.
coconut (def 1).
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; < Portuguese: grimace; the three holes at the nut's base give it this appearance

Coco

[koh-koh; Spanish kaw-kaw] /ˈkoʊ koʊ; Spanish ˈkɔ kɔ/
noun
1.
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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British Dictionary definitions for cocos'

coco

/ˈkəʊkəʊ/
noun (pl) -cos
1.
short for coconut, coconut palm
Word Origin
C16: from Portuguese coco grimace; from the likeness of the three holes of the nut to a face
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Word Origin and History for cocos'

coco

n.

"palm tree," mid-16c., from Spanish and Portuguese coco "grinning face," on resemblance of the three holes at the base of the shell to a human face. The earlier word for it was the Latinized form cocus, which sometimes was anglicized as cocos.

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COCO

contractor-owned/contractor-operated
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