Monkey-bread

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Monkey-bread (Bot) The fruit of the Adansonia digitata; also, the tree. See Adansonia.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Monkey-bread the baobab-tree or its fruit
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Old It. monicchio, dim. of Old It. monna, nickname for an old woman, an ape, contr. of It. madonna, mistress.

Usage

In literature:

Monkeys feed upon bread, and fruit of any kind.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
Then they untied Jacko and they all went to the home of the red and green monkeys, and Mrs. Kinkytail gave them all some bread and jam.
"Jacko and Jumpo Kinkytail" by Howard R. Garis
The monkey bread tree is characteristic of the country.
"The World and Its People: Book VII" by Anna B. Badlam
It was amusing to watch two monkeys fighting over a ginger bread.
"School-Room Humour" by Dr. MacNamara
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In news:

Fire Island Rustic Bakeshop serves this roast-beef sandwich with horseradish and roasted tomato ($10), as well as a cupcake-sized portion of monkey bread ($3).
Nancy Reagan's Persimmon Pudding, Brandy-Whipped Cream Sauce , and Monkey Bread.
Monkey Bread has been around forever, most people remember having it when they were kids.
Eat, Drink & Be Merry: Pumpkin Monkey Bread .
Everything seems to taste better with bacon in it, and that goes for our delicious pull-apart Bacon Monkey Bread .
Watch Monkey Bread Pizza in the Better Homes and Gardens Video.
Nancy Reagan's Persimmon Pudding, Brandy-Whipped Cream Sauce, and Monkey Bread .
Monkey Bread has been around forever, most people remember having it when they were kids.
Eat, Drink & Be Merry: Pumpkin Monkey Bread.
Everything seems to taste better with bacon in it, and that goes for our delicious pull-apart Bacon Monkey Bread.
Monkey bread, a pull-apart loaf, can be sweet, savory or just plain buttery.
Some say monkey bread evolved from Parker House rolls.
Nancy Reagan's Persimmon Pudding, Brandy-Whipped Cream Sauce, and Monkey Bread.
This is a quick and easy monkey bread recipe that kids can definitely help with.great for the holiday break when you have bored kids.
Nancy Reagan's Persimmon Pudding, Brandy- Whipped Cream Sauce, and Monkey Bread.
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