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coconut Fruit of the tropical palm, Cocos nucifera. The dried nut is copra which contains 60–65% coconut oil. The residue after extraction of the oil is used for animal feed. The hollow, unripe nut contains a watery liquid known as coconut milk, which is gradually absorbed as the fruit ripens. A 50‐g portion is a rich source of copper; contains 18 g of fat, of which 90% is saturated; provides 7 g of dietary fibre; supplies 175 kcal (735 kJ).