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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She also came third place in a competition where she designed a piece of lingerie for the luxury lingerie brand Coco de Mer London which was another achievement for Alexandra.
One of the highlights of the walk was seeing rare coco de mer trees with a giant female nut on one and a male catkin on the other.
President Mokgweetsi Masisi has joined high profile dignitaries honoured by Seychelles to plant the Coco de Mer seed at the Seychelles Botanical Gardens during a one-day official visit.
Branding the MPs clamouring for May to go as "nutters" was the coco de mer of the Conservatives himself - by far the biggest nut in the party - battling to keep his almond cake and eat it at the same time.
Seychelles is introducing a new holographic tag and permit system for the endangered Coco de Mer (french for 'Coconut of the Sea'), which is the world's largest and heaviest nut from the rare palm Lodoicea maldivica.
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.
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.
T HE Arabs first came to Seychelles to look for Coco de Mer, an endemic coconut that -- hold your breath -- weighs 42 kg ( that's the largest recorded).
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. Tickets are just PS10 from Skiddle and 3 Beat.