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monstera

(mɒnˈstɪərə)
n
(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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monstera - any plant of the genus Monsteramonstera - 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
ceriman, Monstera deliciosa - tropical American vine having roots that hang like cords and cylindrical fruit with a pineapple and banana flavor
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