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coco-de-mer

[ koh-koh-duh-mair ]
/ ˈkoʊ koʊ dəˈmɛər /
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Origin of coco-de-mer

<French: literally, sea coconut
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British Dictionary definitions for coco-de-mer

coco de mer
/ (də ˈmɛə) /

noun
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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