double coconut


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.

Nearby words

  1. double centering,
  2. double check,
  3. double chin,
  4. double cloth,
  5. double coat,
  6. double compartment hydrocephalus,
  7. double concerto,
  8. double contrast enema,
  9. double counterpoint,
  10. double cream

Origin of double coconut

First recorded in 1820–30

Also called coco-de-mer. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019