"monkey's puzzle" Definition

  1. A lofty coniferous Chilian tree (Araucaria imbricata), the branches of which are so crowded and intertwisted "as to puzzle a monkey to climb." The edible nuts are over an inch long, and are called pion by the Chilians.

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Words that start with "monkey's puzzle": 1
Words that end with "monkey's puzzle": 1
Words that contain "monkey's puzzle": 1
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