Coquilla-nut meaning

kōkēlyə, kōkēyə
The fruit of a piassava palm (Attalea funifera) of Brazil: it yields palm oil and has a very hard, brown, ivorylike shell used in cabinetwork and by carvers.
noun
0
0
The fruit of a Brazilian tree (Attalea funifera of Martius), whose hard dense shell is used by turners to make ornamental articles.
noun
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of coquilla-nut