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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.

Usage examples (37)
  • The baobab is a traditional food plant in Africa, but is little-known elsewhere.
  • “The baobab is a most wonderful tree,” he chuckled, settling back against an outcropping of rock.
  • Fruits such as baobab (Adansonia digitata) and morula (Sclerocarya birrea) are exceptionally rich in the vitamin.
  • “As they say an elephant never forgets, the baobab is the wise old sage of the soil, and they, too, never forget. for more
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