njave

noun nja·ve \ˈnyävə\
variants: or

djave

\ˈjä-\

Definition of njave

plural

-s

  1. :  a very large tropical African tree (Mimusops njave) that has a termite-resistant wood somewhat resembling mahogany, a slightly acid edible fruit, and a seed rich in a fat that resembles shea butter

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Origin and Etymology of njave

native name in Africa


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