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baobab (n.)

large tropical African tree (later transplanted and naturalized in the East and West Indies), 1630s, from Medieval Latin bahobab (1590s), apparently from a central African language.

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Definitions of baobab

baobab (n.)
African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread;
Synonyms: monkey-bread tree / Adansonia digitata
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