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no·ni

 (nō′nē)
n. pl. noni or no·nis
1. An evergreen shrub or small tree (Morinda citrifolia) native to Southeast Asia and Australia and widely cultivated in the tropics, traditionally valued for medicinal purposes and as a source of dye.
2. The soft, yellowish-white, strong-smelling fruit of this plant, often processed into juice or powder for use as a dietary supplement. In both senses also called Indian mulberry.

[Hawaiian; akin to Tahitian, nono and Samoan nonu all ultimately from Proto-Polynesian *nonu.]

noni

(ˈnəʊnɪ)
n
1. (Botany) a tree, Morinda citrifolia, native to SE Asia and the Pacific islands, juice from the fruit of which is marketed as a health supplement
2. (Complementary Medicine) a tree, Morinda citrifolia, native to SE Asia and the Pacific islands, juice from the fruit of which is marketed as a health supplement
[Hawaiian]
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Noni is the fruit of Morinda citrifolia, which can often be found in southeast Asia and on the Pacific islands.
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No estado do Maranhao, Brasil, a especie Morinda citrifolia foi introduzida e tem se desenvolvido e produzido adequadamente.
Morinda citrifolia, commonly known as noni, is a tropical tree that grows on the islands of the South Pacific, Southeast Asia, Central America, the Indian subcontinent and in the Caribbean.
Iban weavers apply the mordant during the actual dye process with Morinda citrifolia.