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genip


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Genip  \Gen"ip\,  n.,  or  Genip  tree  \Genip  tree\ 
  1.  Any  tree  or  shrub  of  the  genus  {Genipa}. 
 
  2.  The  West  Indian  sapindaceous  tree  {Melicocca  bijuga}, 
  which  yields  the  honeyberry;  also  the  related  trees 
  {Exothea  paniculata}  and  {E.  trifoliata}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  genip 
  n  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}] 
  2:  round  one-inch  Caribbean  fruit  with  green  leathery  skin  and 
  sweet  juicy  translucent  pulp;  eaten  like  grapes  [syn:  {Spanish 
  lime}] 




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