Definition of Monkeypot

1. n. The fruit of two South American trees (Lecythis Ollaria, and L. Zabucajo), which have for their fruit large, pot-shaped, woody capsules containing delicious nuts, and opening almost explosively by a circular lid at the top. Vases and pots are made of this capsule.



Definition of Monkeypot

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Monkeypot

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

Literary usage of Monkeypot

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1. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by George William Cox (1866)
"These roots have long curved horn-like divisions, black outside, farinaceous and white within, and much more fibrous than those of a carrot. monkeypot. ..."

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