monkeypod
monkeypod monkeypod, monkey pod monkey pod . large ornamental tropical American tree ({Albizia saman}) with bipinnate leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens and sweet-pulp seed pods eaten by cattle.

Syn: rain tree, saman, zaman, zamang, {Albizia saman}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • monkeypod — [muŋ′kēpäd΄] n. 1. a tropical South American tree (Samanea saman) of the mimosa family, having clusters of pink flowers and long, edible pods, commonly used as an ornamental 2. the wood of this tree …   English World dictionary

  • monkeypod — noun Date: 1888 1. an ornamental tropical leguminous tree (Samanea saman syn. Albizia saman) that has bipinnate leaves, globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens, sweet pulp pods eaten by cattle, and wood used in carving called also rain… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • monkeypod — tikrasis skėtaras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mimozinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis augalas (Samanea saman), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Samanea saman angl. cow tamarind; French tamarind; monkeypod; raintree pranc.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • monkeypod — didysis šalmis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šalminių šeimos medieninis augalas (Lecythis ollaria), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Lecythis ollaria angl. monkeypod isp. coco de mono šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • monkeypod — /mung kee pod /, n. a tropical American tree, Samanea saman, of the legume family, having spreading branches and dense heads of small, pink flowers. Also called rain tree. [1885 90; MONKEY + POD1] * * * …   Universalium

  • monkeypod — mon•key•pod [[t]ˈmɜŋ kiˌpɒd[/t]] n. pln a tropical American tree, Pithecolabrium saman, of the legume family, having spreading branches and dense heads of small pink flowers Also called rain tree • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • monkeypod —    Ohai …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • monkeypod — 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 • Syn: ↑rain tree, ↑saman, ↑monkey pod, ↑zaman, ↑zamang, ↑Albizia saman • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Albizia saman — monkeypod monkeypod, monkey pod monkey pod . large ornamental tropical American tree ({Albizia saman}) with bipinnate leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens and sweet pulp seed pods eaten by cattle. Syn: rain tree, saman,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Albizia saman — monkeypod monkeypod, monkey pod monkey pod . large ornamental tropical American tree ({Albizia saman}) with bipinnate leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens and sweet pulp seed pods eaten by cattle. Syn: rain tree, saman,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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