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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
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Associado a essas vantagens, o noni se desenvolve e produz em areas com precipitacao media anual variando entre 250 e 4000 mm situadas em altitude de ate 800 m (NELSON, 2005).
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