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Definition of monkey orange in English:
A small evergreen tree of warm climates, which bears a hard-shelled edible fruit with poisonous seeds.
- Genus Strychnos, family Loganiaceae: two species
- He uses the Makuni, or monkey orange, which comes from further afield in Namibia, to make a uniquely Namibia ice cream.
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