What does baobab mean?

baobab meaning in General Dictionary

A gigantic African tree Adansonia digitata also naturalized in Asia See Adansonia

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  • 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.

baobab meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1630s, from Medieval Latin bahobab (1590s), evidently from a central African language.

baobab - German to English

baobab (fruit)

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  • baobab [Adansonia digitata, syn.: A. sphaerocarpa]

Sentence Examples with the word baobab

In the savannas are gigantic baobab trees.

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