Genipap
Genipap Gen"i*pap, n. (Bot.) The edible fruit of a West Indian tree ({Genipa Americana}) of the order {Rubiace[ae]}. It is oval in shape, as a large as a small orange, of a pale greenish color, and with dark purple juice. [1913 Webster]

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  • genipap — [jen′i pap΄] n. [Port genipapo < the WInd (Tupí) name] 1. the brown, edible fruit of a tropical American tree (Genipa americana) of the madder family 2. the tree itself …   English World dictionary

  • genipap — noun a succulent orange sized tropical fruit with a thick rind • Syn: ↑genipap fruit • Hypernyms: ↑edible fruit • Part Holonyms: ↑genipap fruit, ↑jagua, ↑marmalade box, ↑Genipa Ame …   Useful english dictionary

  • genipap — 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)

  • genipap — /jen euh pap /, n. 1. a tropical American tree, Genipa americana, of the madder family, bearing an edible fruit used for preserves or in making beverages. 2. the fruit itself. Also called marmalade box. [1605 15; < Pg genipapo < Tupi ianipaba] *… …   Universalium

  • genipap — noun The edible fruit of a West Indian tree Genipa Americana of the order Rubiaceæ, oval in shape, as a large as a small orange, of a pale greenish color, and with dark purple juice …   Wiktionary

  • Genipap — Genipa (E) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • genipap — gen·i·pap …   English syllables

  • genipap — gen•i•pap [[t]ˈdʒɛn əˌpæp[/t]] n. 1) pln a tropical American tree, Genipa americana, of the madder family, bearing a round edible fruit 2) pln the fruit itself • Etymology: 1605–15; < Pg genipapo < Tupi ianipaba …   From formal English to slang

  • genipap — /ˈdʒɛnəpæp/ (say jenuhpap) noun 1. the edible fruit of a tropical American tree, Genipa americana, about the size of an orange. 2. the plant. {Portuguese genipapo; of Tupi origin} …   Australian English dictionary

  • genipap fruit — noun 1. tree of the West Indies and northern South America bearing succulent edible orange sized fruit • Syn: ↑jagua, ↑marmalade box, ↑Genipa Americana • Hypernyms: ↑genipa • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Genipa …   Useful english dictionary

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