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  • Definitions starting with C: cocobey
    Entry: /kówkowbey/ [cf. DJE cocobey rough skin from Twi kokobé leprosy; the connection may be the rough surface of the pod or COCO; cf. also Haitian kokobe infirme ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coco-macock
    Entry: See CUCKOO MACK-EYE ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coconut bird
    Entry: [see quot.] n. the black-cowled oriole, Icterus dominicensis: 1910 Cocoanut Bird. . .the natives say that it builds its nest in the cocoanut trees (Northrop 66). = ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coconut bomb
    Entry: See BOMB. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coconut bugs
    Entry: n. the palm weevil, Rynchophorus cruentatus, which bores into the heart of the coconut palm. = BLACK BUG, BLACK BEE (Mayag.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coconut cream
    Entry: [Car.] n. 1. a rich liquid made from COCONUT MILK: 1978 Pour over grated nuts enough boiling water to start the milk oozing. . .Allow to stand. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coconut duff
    Entry: [cf. DUFF] n. a boiled pudding with grated coconut, served with a custard sauce: 1978 (Higgs 91). (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coconut milk
    Entry: [Car.] n. the juice wrung from grated coconut meat, used as a sauce: 1835 The kernel. . .is placed in is cloth, and water being poured on ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coconut pearl-edge
    Entry: n. a style of plaiting narrow strips of STRAW1 tightly with a looped edge (Bannister display). (Mayag.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coconut rush
    Entry: [cf. RUSH gratings] n. a flat, cake-like candy made of browned grated coconut and sugar. (Andros, San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coco plum
    Entry: [Car.; from Sp. icaco from Taino hikako; cf. Island Carib icácou (Taylor 1977:21)] n. a shrub, Chyrsobalanus icaco, or its plum-like fruit: 1731 Cocoa Plum ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coco-six
    Entry: n. a style of plaiting broad and narrow strips of STRAW1 (Bannister display). (Andros) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coffee-tea
    Entry: [Atlantic; cf. TEA any hot drink] n. coffee (as a beverage): My father have his can of coffee-tea every morning (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cokay
    Entry: /kówkey/ [cf. Haitian kwoke idem HCEFD; cf. Réunion Cr. Fr. kóké idem from Fr. dial. West coquer 'couvrir la femelle (des oiseaux de basse­cour)' (Chaudenson 1974:730)] v. to ...

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