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butong₂ [butóng] n 1Young coconut (which is the first ripening stage of the coconut when it if full of liquid, water which is a refreshing drink, and has a thin layer of soft meat). (sem. domains: - Growing coconuts, 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.) 2The liquid from within the young coconut, used as a drink and as a medical treatment for dehydration and kidney trouble. [Drinks of this refreshing liquid, water are either drunk directly from the pierced coconut or mixed with scoops of the soft flesh. Medicinally, if the coconut is cleanly pierced or cut, the liquid contents are sterile enough to use as a swéro "intravenous fluid" to heal dehydration.] (sem. domains: - Growing coconuts, - Beverage, 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.) 3Flesh, meat of young coconut which is mildly sweet (and shredded, scooped to add to drinks, desserts and baked goods). búko [Strings, pieces of the soft meat are added to the young coconut's own refreshing liquid when it is served as a beverage.] (sem. domains: - Growing coconuts, - Food from fruit, 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.) comp. sabaw it butong , comp. unor it butong