Definition of Monkey pod

1. Noun. Large ornamental tropical American tree with bipinnate leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens and seed pods that are eaten by cattle.

Exact synonyms: Albizia Saman, Monkeypod, Rain Tree, Saman, Zaman, Zamang
Generic synonyms: Albizia, Albizzia



Lexicographical Neighbors of Monkey Pod

monkey flip
monkey hand
monkey humping a football
monkey in the middle
monkey jacket
monkey jackets
monkey ladder
monkey malaria
monkey nut
monkey on one's back
monkey patch
monkey patched
monkey patches
monkey patching
monkey pinscher
monkey pod (current term)
monkey puzzle
monkey see, monkey do
monkey trail
monkey trails
monkey trap
monkey wrench
monkey wrenches
monkeydom
monkeyed
monkeyflower
monkeyflowers
monkeygland
monkeyhood
monkeying

Literary usage of Monkey pod

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. All about Hawaii (1910)
"MONKEY-POD. Among the numerous exotic shade trees that meets with ... I have been unable to ascertain as to how it got its unbecoming name, monkey-pod. ..."

2. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.: Horticultural Hall by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1899)
"The best shade tree in the vicinity of Honolulu is the monkey- pod, Albizzia bicolor ; a tree of very dense and spreading habit and bearing beautiful ..."

3. Seven Weeks in Hawaii by M. Leola Crawford (1913)
"There is a monkey- pod tree in this park said'to be the largest tree on the Island. It is in reality only large in comparison, as all of the trees here are ..."

4. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1899)
"The tamarind thrives hen', attaining a greater height than the monkey-pod, and although the foliage is much finer, it is dense and gives ample shade. ..."

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