ginep
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. trifoliata}; called also {ginep}.

Syn: Spanish lime, Spanish lime tree, honey berry, mamoncillo, {Melicocca bijuga}, {Melicocca bijugatus}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ginep — /keuh nep , geuh /, n. genip. * * * …   Universalium

  • ginep — noun 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, ↑genip, ↑Melicocca bijuga, ↑Melicocca bijugatus …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Melicocca bijuga — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Melicocca bijuga — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Melicoccus bijugatus — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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

  • E trifoliata — 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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