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MONKEY-BREAD TREE

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MONKEY-BREAD TREE (noun)
  The noun MONKEY-BREAD TREE has 1 sense:

1. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread

  Familiarity information: MONKEY-BREAD TREE used as a noun is very rare.


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MONKEY-BREAD TREE (noun)


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Meaning:

African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

Adansonia digitata; baobab; monkey-bread tree

Hypernyms ("monkey-bread tree" is a kind of...):

angiospermous tree; flowering tree (any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary)

Meronyms (parts of "monkey-bread tree"):

monkey bread; sour gourd (African gourd-like fruit with edible pulp)

Holonyms ("monkey-bread tree" is a member of...):

Adansonia; genus Adansonia (baobab; cream-of-tartar tree)


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