copra copra  /ˈkoʊ prə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the dried meat of the coconut from which oil is extracted

Usage(s):

  1. Copra is also imported to Baltimore.
  2. For the General it began three years and 4,000 roundabout miles away, in the blood and mud of a wretched copra settlement called Buna on the north coast of New Guinea.
  3. For 4,000,000 Filipinos had left their nipa huts and tethered carabaos, their paddies and abaca fields, copra sheds and sugar centrals to cast their votes in a free election.

News

  • European vegoils-Coconut oil prices soar on typhoon impact

    ROTTERDAM, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Coconut oil soared on the European vegetable oils market on Tuesday due to concerns over copra supplies following the damage Super Typhoon Haiyan did to coconut trees and ...
    on November 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  • "The increase in the MSP of Copra is expected to encourage the farmers to step up investment in coconut cultivation, increase production and productivity of coconut in the country," Finance Minister P Chidambaram told reporters.
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: P Chidambaram Source: Business Standard

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