genipap

noun
gen·​i·​pap | \ ˈjenəˌpap \
variants: or less commonly genipapo \ ˌjenəˈpa(ˌ)pō , ˌzhenəˈpa(ˌ)pü \
plural -s

Definition of genipap

1 : a tree (Genipa americana) of the West Indies and northern South America
2 : the edible orange-sized fruit of genipap

History and Etymology for genipap

Portuguese genipapo, from Tupi

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“Genipap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/genipap. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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