Origin of coco-de-mer

< French: literally, sea coconut Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for coco de mer

coco de mer


a palm tree, Lodoicea maldivica, of the Seychelles, producing a large fruit containing a two-lobed edible nut
the nut of this palm
Also called: double coconut

Word Origin for coco de mer

French: coconut of the sea
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