The Caribbean Dictionary

1 definition
Ovoid green fruit that grows in bunches on trees up to 30m high. The fruit typically ripen during the summer. The fruit is related to the lychee and have tight, thin but rigid skins. Inside the skin is the tart, tangy, or sweet pulp of the fruit covering a large seed. The pulp is usually cream or orange coloured.
food, fruit, plant
La La Oct 10, 2010
this taste real best
AnonymousMist Nov 09, 2010
ACKEEEEE whoohooo
LoveTheVoiceWithin Feb 24, 2011
wow i didn't know that some people called this ackee :O wow
LoveTheVoiceWithin Feb 24, 2011
yup i know it as chenet, and i love it, <3 that fruit has it's flavour on lock ;) lol
vigirl Apr 17, 2011
heey, thats my middle name (:
anonymous Jul 26, 2011
We have this in Jamaica as well, we call it Guinep. I love this fruit!
Guest Jul 09, 2013
Call this ackee in St.Lucia
GrenadaGuest Aug 18, 2013
Lips Sep 17, 2013
Love me some Guinneps...
Guy Wells Oct 28, 2013
Boggy Feb 08, 2014
Where would I buy from in England/
chenette in Trinidad
Jenice-Ann Gopaul Jun 13, 2014
Chenete makes the best chow.Mmmm
smh Jun 14, 2014
call this ackee in saint lucia
Smh lol Jun 25, 2014
Do you ppl read any other comments before posting?
Tarple Oct 22, 2014
We call this fruit guinep in Jamaica.
Ken Jan 17, 2015
We too call it Guinep in Guyana but pronounce it as 'Guinip'.
vaughn Aug 30, 2015
In Grenada we call this skinup
Eric Sep 14, 2015
In Puerto Rico we call it quenepa.
Gorman Jan 13, 2016
I grew up on these as a kid. Love it.
debra spencer Jan 20, 2016
those with the smooth skin taste the best
Ria Mar 01, 2016
we love Guinep in the Bahamas especially with a lil salt and hot sauce!!!
Lennox Jun 11, 2016
In St. Maarten we call this Kinnip / Kennip.
jc Sep 12, 2016
send some to me
Clyde Sep 13, 2016
We call quenep/kenep
Kemisha J Feb 27, 2017
skinnup it is
skinnup fan Mar 09, 2017
i say skinnup
GLORY May 27, 2017
Skinup is a must
Skipper May 28, 2017
Skinnup we shall eat
Marcel May 31, 2017
Known as quenette in French Guiana
Elian Jun 13, 2017
Quenepa in Cuba
Christopher Jun 13, 2017
Known as chenette in Trinidad
Robert Sammy Jul 07, 2017
I have a bearing tree in my yard mmm 😊
GEO Oct 28, 2017
GEO Oct 28, 2017
ELSA SUTTON Jun 28, 2018
Lavorne Aug 18, 2018
We here also use it for making chow. You can even roast the seed and eat the nut inside.
Chenet lover Aug 27, 2018
For d luv of chenet, we call all different names but we all luv it
Chenet lover Aug 27, 2018
For d luv of chenet, we call it all different names but we all luv it
Patricia Sep 05, 2018
We call it a keep in Barbados.
Julieta Romero Gueto Nov 12, 2018
Hi, in colombian caribbean is called mamón. BTW add colombia to the country list, we are also part of the caribbean :(
Rubiano Dec 09, 2018
In Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao we call dem Kenepa
da boss Dec 15, 2018
i have a friend from curaçao, he basically thought me how to speak papiamento but he never told me about this ami ta un belizean esei por papia spaño, kriol, í papiamento!
Lol guest Jul 01, 2019
Uhm how do people call this ackee’ but in Guyana you call it guinep
Lol guest Jul 01, 2019
Uhm how do people call this ackee’ but in Guyana you call it guinep
John Sep 16, 2019
To all, the name of this fruit is chenet...
Edward Oct 20, 2019
Guinep / kenep. I love it!
dr.trini Oct 23, 2019
we all love chenet
Shane Dec 24, 2019
A common name for this fruit is also Spanish lime
David Christian May 19, 2020
Danny Nuñez Jun 23, 2020
"Limoncillo" translation tiny looking lime.
CNCCreations Aug 06, 2020
We call it Skin-Up, very tasty!! Just a little heads up... it stains clothing!
Makeda Jewel Sep 03, 2021
Love this fuit
Bobby Sep 08, 2021
Guinep in Jamaica
Amir Dec 06, 2021
please, can someone tell me the correct pronnunciation of this word.
CoeurC Nov 11, 2022
Quenette in Martinique
Monkey Jul 14, 2023
Chenet is nice
PlayboyNYC Sep 12, 2023
it look like most caribbean countries call this guinep or similar names like kinip or quenip. only stupid trinidad call it chenete. and ackee?? im just gonna ignore that.