Definition of njave
: 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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