GNU Webster's 1913
- (Bot.) A lofty coniferous Chilian tree (Araucaria araucana, formerly Araucaria imbricata), the branches of which are so crowded and intertwisted “as to puzzle a monkey to climb.” It is also called
monkey puzzleand monkey puzzle tree. The edible nuts are over an inch long, and are called piñonby the Chilians.
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