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genipap  (ˈdʒɛnɪˌpæp or genip

Definitions

noun

  1. an evergreen Caribbean rubiaceous tree, Genipa americana, with reddish-brown edible orange-like fruits
  2. the fruit of this tree

Word Origin

C17: from Portuguese genipapo, from Tupi

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