The brown, edible fruit of a tropical American tree (Genipa americana) of the madder family.
A tropical American evergreen tree (Genipa americana) having yellowish-white flowers and edible fruits used in preserves or drinks. The fruits yield dark blue dye that is used as a body paint by Indians of tropical America.
The tree itself.
The reddish-brown fruit of this plant.
Origin of genipap
- Portuguese genipapo from Tupí jenipapo from yandi-ipab genipap fruit
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition