Pronunciation: (gu-nip'), [key]
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).
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