genipap

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n genipap a succulent orange-sized tropical fruit with a thick rind
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Genipap (Bot) The edible fruit of a West Indian tree (Genipa Americana) of the order Rubiaceæ. It is oval in shape, as a large as a small orange, of a pale greenish color, and with dark purple juice.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n genipap The fruit of Genipa Americana, of the West Indies and South America. It is of about the size of an orange, and of a pleasant vinous flavor. In Surinam it is often called marmalade-box.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Genipap jen′i-pap a large West Indian tree with excellent fruit.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Native.