- a tall, stout, fan palm, Lodoicea maldivica, of the Seychelles Islands, having nuts that are the largest seeds of any plant, often weighing 50 pounds (22.6 kg): populations are declining.
- the seed of this tree.
Origin of double coconut
First recorded in 1820–30
Also called coco-de-mer.
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