genip

noun ge·nip \k|əˈnep, g|, |aˈ-, -ˈnip\
variants: or

ginep

\k|əˈnep, g|, |aˈ-, -ˈnip\

Definition of genip

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a plant or fruit of the genus Genipa; especially :  genipap

  2. 2a :  a West Indian tree (Melicocca bijuga) b :  the fruit of this tree

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Origin and Etymology of genip

Spanish genipa, from French genipa, genipat, from Guarani


First Known Use: 1756


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