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Meaning of MONKEY'S PUZZLE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mon"key's puz"zle\ (Bot.)
A lofty coniferous Chilian tree ({Araucaria imbricata}), the
branches of which are so crowded and intertwisted ``as to
puzzle a monkey to climb.'' The edible nuts are over an inch
long, and are called pi[~n]on by the Chilians.



 

 

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