[muhng-kee-pot] /ˈmʌŋ kiˌpɒt/
the woody, operculate seed vessel of any of certain large South American trees of the genus Lecythis.
the tree itself.
a cylindrical or barrel-shaped vessel used for cooling water.
any of various tropical trees of the genus Lecythis: family Lecythidaceae
the large urn-shaped pod of any of these trees, formerly used to catch monkeys by baiting it with sugar
a melting pot used in making flint glass
noun See monkey pox
- Monkey pox
noun a rare disease caused by the monkey pox virus, found mostly in the rainforest countries; also written monkeypox Usage Note medicine
noun 1. a South American, coniferous timber tree, Araucaria araucana, having candelabralike branches, stiff sharp leaves, and edible nuts. noun 1. a South American coniferous tree, Araucaria araucana, having branches shaped like a candelabrum and stiff sharp leaves: family Araucariaceae Also called Chile pine
- Monkey rum
noun a liqueur distilled from sugar-cane syrup or sorghum Usage Note cooking