Definition of buko in US English:

buko

(also buco)

noun

Philippine English
  • The gelatinous flesh of an unripe (green-husked) coconut.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Nutrition Survey Southern Tagalog Region. From Tagalog buko young, green-husked coconut.

Pronunciation

buko

/ˈbuːkəʊ/