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Definitions of "Coco"



1. Coco


Definition

Jamaican name for tannia and yautia. A staple food in the Caribbean, this tuber was originally imported from Polynesia (where it is known as taro) by the Portuguese. Cocos have a white chalky flesh. They may be left in the ground for considerable periods of time.


Example Sentences

Patois: Bring back sum coco fi mi wen yuh deh cum bak fram di markit
English: Bring back some cocos for me when you are coming back from the market


Related Words

Ackee , Aile , Bag juice , ilaloo ,


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posted by anonymous on November 9, 2014