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Definition: Lecythis Ollaria
Lecythis \Lec"y*this\ (l[e^]s"[i^]*th[i^]s), n. [NL., fr. Gr. 3
an oil flask.] (Bot.)
A genus of gigantic trees, chiefly Brazilian, of the order
Myrtace[ae], having woody capsules opening by an apical
lid. Lecythis Zabucajo yields the delicious sapucaia nuts.
Lecythis Ollaria produces the monkey-pots, its capsules.
Its bark separates into thin sheets, like paper, used by the
natives for cigarette wrappers.
Monkey-pot \Mon"key-pot`\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
The fruit of two South American trees (Lecythis Ollaria,
and Lecythis Zabucajo), which have for their fruit large,
pot-shaped, woody capsules containing delicious nuts, and
opening almost explosively by a circular lid at the top.
Vases and pots are made of this capsule.