Meaning of “monkey-puzzle” in the English Dictionary

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"monkey-puzzle" in British English

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monkey-puzzlenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmʌŋ.kiˌpʌz.əl/ us /ˈmʌŋ.kiˌpʌz.əl/

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 leaves

(Definition of “monkey-puzzle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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