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genip

[guh-nip] /gəˈnɪp/
noun
1.
Also, ginep. a genipap.
2.
a tropical American tree, Melicoccus bijugatus, of the soapberry family, bearing a yellow, sweet, edible fruit.
3.
the fruit itself.
Also called honeyberry, Spanish lime (for defs 2, 3).
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; shortened form of genipap
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genip

/ˈdʒɛnɪp/
noun
1.
another word for genipap
Word Origin
C18: from Spanish genipa, from French, from Guarani
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