monkey orange


: either of two deciduous African shrubs or small trees (Strychnos innocua and Strychnos spinosa) having a hard globose fruit and edible pulp

Note: One species of monkey orange (Strychnos spinosa) is also called Natal orange.

: the fruit of a monkey orange

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“Monkey orange.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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