Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See genip.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The fruit of either of two trees having sweetish berries: (a) An Old World hackberry (Celtis australis). (b) In the West Indies, the genip (Melicocca bijuga).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The berry of Celtis australis.
  • n. The berry of Melicocca bijuga.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. tropical American tree bearing a small edible fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp

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Examples

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  • I am working on creating an extremely varied hedgerow across my front yard that I am going to incorporate it into (2 kinds of elder, 2 saskatoon berry-bushes, honeyberry-something like blueberies but cylindricalish, a round honeyflower bush for hummingbirds, and pussy willow so far).

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  • Just listing some berries will give a rough idea of how many indigenous fruits we’ve never tasted: crackleberry, whimberry, bababerry, bearberry, salmonberry, raccoon berry, rockberry, honeyberry, nannyberry, white snowberry and berryberry.

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