A gigantic African tree Adansonia digitata also naturalized in Asia See Adansonia
- African tree having an exceedingly dense trunk and good fresh fruit that resembles a gourd and contains an edible pulp called monkey loaves of bread
- A gigantic African tree (Adansonia digitata), additionally naturalized in Asia. See Adansonia.
1630s, from Medieval Latin bahobab (1590s), evidently from a central African language.
- baobab [Adansonia digitata, syn.: A. sphaerocarpa]
In the savannas are gigantic baobab trees.