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Related to monstera: Monstera deliciosa
(Plants) any plant of the tropical climbing genus Monstera, some species of which are grown as greenhouse or pot plants for their unusual leathery perforated leaves: family Araceae. M. deliciosa is the Swiss cheese plant
[New Latin, perhaps because the leaves were regarded as an aberration]
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|Noun||1.||monstera - any plant of the genus Monstera; often grown as houseplants|
genus Monstera - tropical American climbing plant with deeply incised leaves
ceriman, Monstera deliciosa - tropical American vine having roots that hang like cords and cylindrical fruit with a pineapple and banana flavor
liana - a woody climbing usually tropical plant
|2.||monstera - tropical cylindrical fruit resembling a pinecone with pineapple-banana flavor|
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
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