monkeypot

monkeypot

(ˈmʌŋkɪˌpɒt)
n
1. (Plants) any of various tropical trees of the genus Lecythis: family Lecythidaceae
2. (Plants) the large urn-shaped pod of any of these trees, formerly used to catch monkeys by baiting it with sugar
3. (Ceramics) a melting pot used in making flint glass