from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The West Indian name of the taro-plant, Colocasia antiquorum. Also spelled cocoe.


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  • Hai ragione.

    April 3, 2008

  • OK, but again, in Italian it means coconut!

    (Note: the discussion started here)

    April 3, 2008

  • In the Perugia dialect of Italian, cocco means friend. I guess you'd be popular there too, Prolagus :-)

    April 3, 2008