monkey-pot definition

  • noun:
    • The fresh fruit of two South American trees (Lecythis Ollaria, and Lecythis Zabucajo), which have due to their good fresh fruit large, pot-shaped, woody capsules containing delicious peanuts, and opening nearly explosively by a circular cover at the top. Vases and pots are constructed with this pill.
    • See Lecythis.

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