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

First recorded in 1885–90; monkey + pod1
Also called rain tree.
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Historical Examples of monkeypod

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

    A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan

    John U. Wolff