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coco-de-mer

[koh-koh-duh-mair] /ˈkoʊ koʊ dəˈmɛər/
noun
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
1.
a palm tree, Lodoicea maldivica, of the Seychelles, producing a large fruit containing a two-lobed edible nut
2.
the nut of this palm
Also called double coconut
Word Origin
French: coconut of the sea
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