[koh-koh; Spanish kaw-kaw] /ˈkoʊ koʊ; Spanish ˈkɔ kɔ/
a river rising in N Nicaragua and flowing NE along the Nicaragua-Honduras border to the Caribbean Sea. About 300 miles (485 km) long.
noun (pl) -cos
short for coconut, coconut palm
“palm tree,” mid-16c., from Spanish and Portuguese coco “grinning face,” on resemblance of the three holes at the base of the shell to a human face. The earlier word for it was the Latinized form cocus, which sometimes was anglicized as cocos.
[koh-kohs] /ˈkoʊ koʊs/ plural noun 1. an Australian group of 27 coral islands in the Indian Ocean, SW of Java. 5.5 sq. mi. (14 sq. km). /ˈkəʊkɒs; ˈkəʊkəs/ plural noun 1. a group of 27 coral islands in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Java: a Territory of Australia since 1955. Pop: 596 (2010). Area: 13 […]
noun, Geology. 1. a tectonic division of the earth’s crust, coincident with the oceanic Guatemala Basin, and bounded on the north and east by the Central American Trench, on the west by the East Pacific Rise, and on the south by the Nazca Plate.
[koh-kot, kuh-; French kaw-kawt] /koʊˈkɒt, kə-; French kɔˈkɔt/ noun, plural cocottes [koh-kots; French kaw-kawt] /koʊˈkɒts; French kɔˈkɔt/ (Show IPA) 1. . [koh-kot, kuh-; French kaw-kawt] /koʊˈkɒt, kə-; French kɔˈkɔt/ noun, plural cocottes [koh-kots; French kaw-kawt] /koʊˈkɒts; French kɔˈkɔt/ (Show IPA) 1. a round or oval casserole, usually of earthenware or fireproof porcelain, used especially for […]
/ˈkəʊkəʊˌjæm/ noun 1. either of two food plants of West Africa, the taro or the yantia, both of which have edible underground stems 2. the underground stem of either of these plants