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coconut oil

noun
1.
a white, semisolid fat or nearly colorless fatty oil extracted from coconuts, used chiefly in foods and in the manufacture of soaps, cosmetics, and candles.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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Examples for coconut oil
  • Some plant foods are also high in saturated fats such as coconut oil, palm oil and palm kernel oil.
British Dictionary definitions for coconut oil

coconut oil

noun
1.
the fatty oil obtained from the meat of the coconut and used for making soap, cosmetics, etc
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