|1.||(Bot.) A magnificent palm (Lodoicea Sechellarum) found only in the Seychelles Islands. The fruit is an immense two-lobed nut. It was found floating in the Indian Ocean before the tree was known, and called sea cocoanut, and double cocoanut.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.