genipap

noun gen·i·pap \ˈjenəˌpap\
variants: less commonly

genipapo

\ˌjenəˈpa(ˌ)pō, ˌzhenəˈpa(ˌ)pü\

Definition of genipap

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a tree (Genipa americana) of the West Indies and northern South America

  2. 2 :  the edible orange-sized fruit of genipap

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Origin and Etymology of genipap

Portuguese genipapo, from Tupi


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