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English definition of “monkey-puzzle”

monkey-puzzle

noun [C] uk   /ˈmʌŋ.kiˌpʌz.l̩ˌtriː/ us  
a type of large evergreen tree (= one that never loses its leaves) with stiff branches that spread out at the side and dark green, sharp leavesTypes of evergreen and coniferous tree
(Definition of monkey-puzzle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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