Definition of nariyal in English:

nariyal

noun

  • Indian term for coconut
    • ‘You might have prayed for him, offered nariyals at the nearest temples, and if not anything else, watched the army take efforts to help this poor little soul out of the hole.’
    • ‘There was this middle aged gentleman who was ordering a couple of nariyals for consumption right there, and a couple others to be taken back home.’
    • ‘The menu also offers tandoori selections, curries, masalas, kormas, saags, vindaloos, bhunas, nariyals, and madrases, each with a choice of meats, as well as an extensive vegetarian menu.’
    • ‘Who cares how many nariyals I have broken in front of a ganesh temple… certainly not Ganesh… So I guess it is all just a ruse for me.’
    • ‘Offerings of coconuts (nariyals) is made to the Sea God.’

Origin

From Hindi nāriyal.

Pronunciation

nariyal

/ˈnɑːrɪəl/