coconut means: Coconut palm fruit has many layers. A deep tan husk encases a hard, dark brown, hairy shell. A thin layer of brown skin lies beneath the shell. It is covered by a creamy coconut meat and a sweet, milky, transparent juice. You can buy coconut meat sweetened or unsweetened. It is also available shredded, flaked, and moist. Coconut meat was introduced to Latin America hundreds of years ago. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does coconut mean?

A large, fibrous seed is found in the fruit of the coconut palm. (in Merlin Dictionary)

A large brown coconut seed with a hard shell and white flesh. It contains a central cavity that is partially filled with fluid. (in Merlin Dictionary)

Coconut oil is the edible white flesh, which can be shredded for use in confections and food. (in Merlin Dictionary)