monkey breadmonkey bread
- the fruit of the African baobab tree
- the baobab tree
Origin of monkey breadprobably because the fruit is eaten by monkeys
- The edible fruit of a baobab.
- A rich, usually sweet bread made from small pieces of yeast dough that are dipped in butter and baked together in a tube pan.
(plural monkey breads)
- The tree Adansonia digitata.
- The fruit of this tree.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.