coco de mer


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coco de mer

(də ˈmɛə)
n
1. (Plants) a palm tree, Lodoicea maldivica, of the Seychelles, producing a large fruit containing a two-lobed edible nut
2. (Plants) the nut of this palm
Also called: double coconut
[French: coconut of the sea]
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But those in search of more can visit the Vallee de Mai, a Unesco world heritage site of palm forests home to the protected coco de mer tree and the rare Seychelles black parrot.
So far Naughty Knickers has landed an exclusive UK distribution deal with French lingerie brand Maison Close, and has worked with retailers such as FigLeaves and Coco de Mer.
Such is its value that an auction website has set minimum bids for a 19th Century Coco de Mer at 340 pounds.
THE ultra-rare Coco De Mer palm tree, which only grows on Praslin Island in the Seychelles, was discovered in 1743.
AFFORDABLE SEYCHELLES Coco de Mer, right by a sandy beach on Praslin, the Seychelles' second-largest island (although still only 38 km), sets itself apart through its extremely helpful staff and very reasonable prices.
Coco de Mer The Coco de Mer is a nut which has become renowned for its suggestive shape.
He will be joined by Voodoo''s Michael Williams, Discoteca Poca''s Mr Paul and Mark McEvoy from Coco de Mer.
Coco de Mer is a true case of island gigantism and is only found in Seychelles' Vallee De Mai Palm Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
One side of the island is home to 500 friendly Aldabra giant tortoise who enjoy having daily visitors as well as being known for its Coco de Mer palms, giant Takamaka trees, and a large rookery of hawksbill turtles.
After all, this is one of only two places in the world where the magical Coco de Mer palms grow wild, a tree that is a living metaphor of the 'original sin'.
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