noun, plural cocos.
coconut ( def 1 ).

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


[koh-koh; Spanish kaw-kaw]
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.


[shuh-nel; French sha-nel]
Gabrielle [ga-bree-el] , ("Coco") 1882–1971, French fashion designer.
channel, Chanel, charnel. Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
Chanel (French ʃanɛl)
Gabrielle (ɡabriɛl), known as Coco Chanel. 1883-- 1971, French couturière and perfumer, who created "the little black dress" and the perfume Chanel No. 5

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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Word Origin & History

Paris fashion house, founded by Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel (1883-1971), Fr. fashion designer and perfumer, who opened her first shop in 1909. The perfume Chanel No. 5 debuted in 1921.

variant of cocoa, and the older form of the word in Eng.
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Computing Dictionary

CoCo definition

The Tandy Color Computer with a Motorola MC6809E CPU. The Dragon is a CoCo clone. The CoCo was as powerful as the IBM XT at the time it was made, and could run OS-9.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
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Example sentences
The containers come with coco fibre liners, so they're easy to plant from the top or the sides.
It might be portable, but a single patty makes a meager meal, so coco bread was invented to make the patty into a full lunch.
Coco was forced to operate her couture business apart from parfums chanel.
Coco omitted corsets, liberating women and creating more comfort.
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