Definition of Monstera deliciosa

1. Noun. Tropical American vine having roots that hang like cords and cylindrical fruit with a pineapple and banana flavor.

Exact synonyms: Ceriman
Terms within: Ceriman, Monstera
Generic synonyms: Monstera



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monstera Deliciosa

Monroe Doctrine
Monrovia
Monrovian
Monrovians
Mons.
Monseigneur
Monsel's salt
Monsel's solution
Monsel solution
Monsieur
Monsignor
Monsignori
Monson curve
Monster Raving Loony
Monstera deliciosa
Mont.
Mont Blanc
Montagnais
Montagovian
Montagu
Montagu's harrier
Montague
Montaigne
Montana
Montanan
Montanans
Montanism
Montanist
Montanists

Literary usage of Monstera deliciosa

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1. The Florist and Pomologist: A Pictorial Monthly Magazine of Flowers, Fruits by Robert Hogg (1870)
"monstera deliciosa. [HE monstera deliciosa is described as a new fruit-bearing plant ... When the veritable fruit of the monstera deliciosa lay before me at ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"monstera deliciosa is indeed a delicious monster in more sense« than one. ... Leaf of monstera deliciosa. Grown under glass in the North. dragon-like aspect ..."

3. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Entomological Section (1901)
"(WM Scott), on monstera deliciosa in the greenhouse of the Harvard Botanical Gardens at Cambridge, Mass. (King), and a very common species in the tropics ..."

4. Greenhouse & Stove Plants: Flowering and Fine-leaved, Palms, Ferns, and by Thomas Baines (1885)
"One of the best known of the family is often met with under the name of Monstera deliciosa, the massive foliage of which has such a distinct appearance. ..."

5. Greenhouse and Stove Plants, Flowering and Fine-leaved, Palms, Ferns, and by Thomas Baines (1885)
"One of the best known of the family is often met with under the name of Monstera deliciosa, the massive foliage of which has such a distinct appearance. ..."

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