genip
ginep ginep n. A tropical American tree ({Melicocca bijuga}) bearing a small edible fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp. [Also spelled {genip}.]

Syn: Spanish lime, Spanish lime tree, honey berry, mamoncillo, {Melicocca bijuga}, {Melicoccus bijugatus}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Genip — Gen ip, n., or Genip tree Genip tree 1. Any tree or shrub of the genus {Genipa}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. The West Indian sapindaceous tree {Melicocca bijuga}, which yields the honeyberry; also, the related trees {Exothea paniculata} and {E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Genip — Genip, Alpenpflanze, in der Schweiz magenstärkendes Mittel. Falsche G., Ptarmica nana; Schwarze G., Artemisia spicata; Wahre G. (Genipgarbe), Ptarmica moschata; Weiße G., Artemisia rupestris u. A. mutellina …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • genip — amerikinė genipa statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Raudinių šeimos medieninis, vaisinis augalas (Genipa americana), paplitęs Meksikoje ir Pietų Amerikoje. Naudojamas gėrimams gaminti. atitikmenys: lot. Genipa americana; Genipa americana var.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • genip — dvyninis medulis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Sapindinių šeimos vaisinis augalas (Melicoccus bijugatus), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Melicocca bijuga; Melicoccus bijugatus angl. genip; honeyberry; Spanish lime vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • genip — /geuh nip /, n. 1. Also, ginep. a genipap. 2. a tropical American tree, Melicoccus bijugatus, of the soapberry family, bearing a yellow, sweet, edible fruit. 3. the fruit itself. Also called Spanish lime (for defs. 2, 3). [1750 60; shortened form …   Universalium

  • genip — adj darkness, mist, cloud, obscurity …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • genip — [gɛ nɪp] (also guinep) noun the edible fruit of a tropical American tree. Origin C18: from Amer. Sp. quenepo, quenepa …   English new terms dictionary

  • genip — ge·nip …   English syllables

  • genip — noun 1. tropical American tree bearing a small edible fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp • Syn: ↑Spanish lime, ↑Spanish lime tree, ↑honey berry, ↑mamoncillo, ↑ginep, ↑Melicocca bijuga, ↑Melicocca bijugatus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Genip tree — Genip Gen ip, n., or Genip tree Genip tree 1. Any tree or shrub of the genus {Genipa}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. The West Indian sapindaceous tree {Melicocca bijuga}, which yields the honeyberry; also, the related trees {Exothea paniculata} and {E …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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