Definition of Monkeypod

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, Monkey Pod, Rain Tree, Saman, Zaman, Zamang
Generic synonyms: Albizia, Albizzia



Definition of Monkeypod

1. Noun. ''Albizia saman'', a flowering tree in the pea family, native to the neotropics. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Monkeypod

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monkeypod

monkey trail
monkey trails
monkey trap
monkey wrench
monkey wrenches
monkeydom
monkeyed
monkeyflower
monkeyflowers
monkeygland
monkeyhood
monkeying
monkeyish
monkeykind
monkeylike
monkeypod (current term)
monkeypods
monkeypot
monkeypots
monkeypox
monkeypox virus
monkeys
monkeyshine
monkeyshines
monkeywrench
monkeywrenching
monkfish
monkfishes

Literary usage of Monkeypod

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

1. All about Hawaii (1918)
"A good authority informed the writer that such trees as the Royal Palm, monkeypod and many others reached the islands as seeds through his early efforts. ..."

2. Adventure Guide Maui by Sharon Hamblin (2005)
"The beeswax blend candles can be purchased as votives or in a coconut, bamboo or monkeypod wood container. ..."

3. Have We a Far Eastern Policy? by Charles Hitchcock Sherrill (1920)
"Among the plainer but more useful immigrants are the West Indian monkeypod tree, affording a shade as grateful as it is wide-spreading; the endurable Kauri ..."

4. Daytrips Hawaii: 50 One Day Adventures on Six Islands by Car, Bus, Bicycle by David Cheever (2001)
"She and a crew went ahead and moved the clubhouse, 20 docks, 30 boats, 83 palm trees, a monkeypod tree and countless other plants and shrubs just several ..."

5. Potluck: Stories That Taste Like Hawaii by Catherine Bridges Tarleton (2001)
"We dug out all the Christmas gifts I'd sent— Mom's monkeypod bowls and her mu'umu'u, my niece's grass skirt and coconut bra, the tropical tablecloths. ..."

6. Pamphlets on Forestry in Hawaii (1919)
"At the summit of Kolekole Pass the native koa has been planted and is growing well. On the middle slopes a variety of trees such as monkeypod, ..."

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