genipa

noun
ge·​ni·​pa | \jə̇ˈnēpə, -nīpə\

Definition of genipa 

1 capitalized : a genus of tropical American trees (family Rubiaceae) bearing yellow flowers and succulent edible fruit with a thick rind — see genipap

2 plural -s : any tree or fruit of the genus Genipa

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First Known Use of genipa

1666, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for genipa

New Latin, from Spanish genipa genip

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genie

genio-

genip

genipa

genipap

genisaro

genista

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