genipa


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Noun1.genipa - any tree of the genus Genipa bearing yellow flowers and edible fruit with a thick rindgenipa - any tree of the genus Genipa bearing yellow flowers and edible fruit with a thick rind
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
genus Genipa - tropical American evergreen trees or shrubs bearing yellow flowers and succulent edible fruit with a thick rind
Genipa Americana, genipap fruit, jagua, marmalade box - tree of the West Indies and northern South America bearing succulent edible orange-sized fruit
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L'evocation de la melasse, par sa couleur foncee et par la reference a la fete, suggere une mise en parallele avec le caouynage amerindien et la teinture de genipa dont s'enduisaient les participants a cette manifestation.
2006) verificaram necroses na face adaxial da folha em Genipa americana L.
In developing Surya Tattoo, the company researched a variety of plants from India and the Brazilian Amazon that produce vegetal coloring agents that dye the skin naturally, the most important of these being Genipa americana, a tropical fruit used by indigenous peoples of Brazil to dye the skin.