[ mung-kee-pod ]
/ ˈmɜŋ kiˌpɒd /


a tropical American tree, Samanea saman, of the legume family, having spreading branches and dense heads of small, pink flowers.

Origin of monkeypod

First recorded in 1885–90; monkey + pod1
Also called rain tree. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for monkeypod

  • Mibad-ay (namad-ay) sa yútà ang gamut sa akasya, The roots of the monkeypod tree stick out along the ground.