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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Monkey-pot \Mon"key-pot`\, n. (Zool.) 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. [1913 Webster]