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Copra laid out for drying
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Crushing copra on the Seychelles.

Copra is the dried inside of coconuts, the fruit of the coconut palm. This is usually a white substance, which is high in vegetable oil. Usually, it is processed into coconut oil. The name comes from Malayalam: In Malayalam, koppara meams dried coconut. What is left after the oil has been extracted is known as coconut cake, and used as food for livestock.

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