coconut-oil

coconut oil

noun
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:
1830–40

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

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