coconut : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the edible white meat of a coconut; often shredded for use in e.g. cakes and curries
- n large hard-shelled oval nut with a fibrous husk containing thick white meat surrounding a central cavity filled (when fresh) with fluid or milk
- n tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics
News & Articles
- Parents sue Coconut Creek preschool following sex abuse allegations
The parents of a 4-year-old girl who was allegedly molested by a music teacher at Discovery Pre-School Center in Coconut Creek are now suing the school claiming child safety was not a priority for administrators.
June 11, 2013 - Sun-Sentinel
- Terra Group Celebrates Groundbreaking Of Grove At Grand Bay With On-Site VIP Ceremony & Party In Coconut Grove
COCONUT GROVE, Fla., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pedro Martin and David Martin, founders and owners of leading Miami real estate development company Terra Group, celebrated the groundbreaking of Grove at Grand Bay with a ceremony and private reception on Wednesday, June 5. Notables...
June 11, 2013 - PR Newswire
- Business owners fight plan to ban storefront security shutters in downtown Miami, Coconut Grove
The Miami City Commission will consider a controversial ordinance banning storefront security shutters in downtown Miami and Coconut Grove.
June 11, 2013 - Miami Herald
- Hillary Rodham Clinton in Washington Post
Chelsea said she had heard about coconuts, but had never seen one. So we went to a store and bought a coconut and took it home,Clinton recalled. "Bill and I, between us, had 50 years of education but we could not get the coconut open. We...
- Joe Torre in SI.com
I thought Hideki was going to take one on the coconut,Torre said. "That first one, it was like overspin."
- Orlando Bloom in BBC News
Bloom, who admitted he was a fan of the Rolling Stones, said: "I can't wait to see him." "Well - if he doesn't kill himself falling out of coconut trees. Very rock and roll."