nounpl. noni, or no·nis
- 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.
- The soft, yellowish-white, strong-smelling fruit of this plant, often processed into juice or powder for use as a dietary supplement. Also called In both senses also called Indian mulberry .
Origin of noniHawaiianTahitian nono Samoan nonu all ultimately from Proto-Polynesian nonu