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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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.
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.
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.
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 is one of the most sophisticated adult lingerie and accessories retailers in London and a neighbor of Radisson Edwardian's Mercer Street Hotel located in Seven Dials.
The couple was given the Coco de Mer coconut during a special ceremony in the Island nation of the Seychelles, reports the Mirror.