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 tree 2. the wood of a monkeypod

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  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — 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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