[ ser-uh-muhn, ser-uh-man, -mahn ]
/ ˈsɛr ə mən, ˌsɛr əˈmæn, -ˈmɑn /
noun, plural cer·i·mans.
a climbing, tropical American plant, Monstera deliciosa, of the arum family, characterized by cordlike, aerial roots and large, perforated leaves.
the greenish-yellow, edible, sweet fruit of this plant.
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Also called false breadfruit.
Origin of ceriman
Borrowed into English from American Spanish around 1870–75
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