coconut milk
Liquid endosperm of the coconut, often used to supply organic nutrients to in vitro cultures of plant cells and tissues.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • Coconut milk — Coconut milk, in a bowl Coconut milk is the water that comes from the grated meat of a coconut. The colour and rich taste of the milk can be attributed to the high oil content. In many parts of the world, the term coconut milk is also used to… …   Wikipedia

  • coconut milk — coconut .milk n [U] the liquid inside a coconut …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • coconut milk — coconut ,milk noun uncount the sweet thin liquid contained in a COCONUT, used in drinks and in Asian and Caribbean cooking …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • coconut milk — N UNCOUNT Coconut milk is the milky juice inside coconuts …   English dictionary

  • coconut milk — noun 1. white liquid obtained from compressing fresh coconut meat • Syn: ↑coconut cream • Hypernyms: ↑milk 2. clear to whitish fluid from within a fresh coconut • Syn: ↑coconut water • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • coconut milk — /ˈkoʊkənʌt mɪlk/ (say kohkuhnut milk) noun 1. the liquid contained in a coconut. 2. a thick liquid extracted from the flesh of the coconut as by steeping or simmering grated coconut flesh in water and then squeezing the pulp to extract the liquid …   Australian English dictionary

  • coconut milk — co′conut milk n. 1) coo the potable liquid within the seed of the coconut palm 2) coo a potable liquid obtained by steeping grated coconut meat in boiling water …   From formal English to slang

  • coconut milk. — 1. the clear, potable liquid contained within the young hollow seed of the coconut palm. 2. the milky, potable but highly perishable liquid contained within the mature hollow coconut. 3. the milky, potable liquid extracted from grated coconut… …   Universalium

  • coconut milk. — 1. the clear, potable liquid contained within the young hollow seed of the coconut palm. 2. the milky, potable but highly perishable liquid contained within the mature hollow coconut. 3. the milky, potable liquid extracted from grated coconut… …   Useful english dictionary

  • coconut milk — noun The liquid from inside the seed of the coconut. It is commonly used in South East Asian cuisine for its aromatic property in curry and other gravy …   Wiktionary

  • coconut milk — noun (U) the liquid inside a coconut …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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