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"THE FOOD OF THE GODS."

unfortunate corruption is that of "coco-nut" to "cocoa-nut," which is altogether inexcusable.

 
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THE COCO-NUT PALM.
 

In this case it is therefore quite correct to drop the concluding "a," as the coco-nut has nothing