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Grenada
St. Lucia
Trinidad & Tobago
US Virgin Islands
noun
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.
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La La
13 years ago

this taste real best

A
A
13 years ago

ACKEEEEE whoohooo

L
L
13 years ago

wow i didn't know that some people called this ackee :O wow

L
L
13 years ago

yup i know it as chenet, and i love it, <3 that fruit has it's flavour on lock ;) lol

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vigirl
13 years ago

heey, thats my middle name (:

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anonymous
12 years ago

We have this in Jamaica as well, we call it Guinep. I love this fruit!

St. Lucia
St. Lucia
Guest
10 years ago

Call this ackee in St.Lucia

Grenada
Grenada
GrenadaGuest
10 years ago

Skinnup

Jamaica
Jamaica
Lips
10 years ago

Love me some Guinneps...

Grenada
Grenada
Guy Wells
10 years ago

Skinup!

Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago
Boggy
10 years ago

Where would I buy from in England/

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Susan Laura Salandy-Moolchan
10 years ago

chenette in Trinidad

Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago
Jenice-Ann Gopaul
10 years ago

Chenete makes the best chow.Mmmm

St. Lucia
St. Lucia
smh
10 years ago

call this ackee in saint lucia

Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
Smh lol
9 years ago

Do you ppl read any other comments before posting?

Jamaica
Jamaica
Tarple
9 years ago

We call this fruit guinep in Jamaica.

Guyana
Guyana
9 years ago

We too call it Guinep in Guyana but pronounce it as 'Guinip'.

Grenada
Grenada
vaughn
8 years ago

In Grenada we call this skinup

Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
Eric
8 years ago

In Puerto Rico we call it quenepa.

Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago
Gorman
8 years ago

I grew up on these as a kid. Love it.

Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago
debra spencer
8 years ago

those with the smooth skin taste the best

Bahamas
Bahamas
Ria
8 years ago

we love Guinep in the Bahamas especially with a lil salt and hot sauce!!!

St. Martin/Maarten
St. Martin/Maarten
Lennox
8 years ago

In St. Maarten we call this Kinnip / Kennip.

Barbados
Barbados
jc
7 years ago

send some to me

Haiti
Haiti
Clyde
7 years ago

We call quenep/kenep

Grenada
Grenada
Kemisha J
7 years ago

skinnup it is

Grenada
Grenada
skinnup fan
7 years ago

i say skinnup

Grenada
Grenada
GLORY
7 years ago

Skinup is a must

Grenada
Grenada
Skipper
7 years ago

Skinnup we shall eat

Martinique
Martinique
Marcel
7 years ago

Known as quenette in French Guiana

Cuba
Cuba
Elian
7 years ago

Quenepa in Cuba

Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago
Christopher
7 years ago

Known as chenette in Trinidad

Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago
Robert Sammy
6 years ago

I have a bearing tree in my yard mmm 😊

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GEO
6 years ago

Skinup

Grenada
Grenada
GEO
6 years ago

Skinup

Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
ELSA SUTTON
5 years ago

WERE CAN I BUY IS FRUIT AND HAVE IT SEND TO USA

Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago
Lavorne
5 years ago

We here also use it for making chow. You can even roast the seed and eat the nut inside.

Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago
Chenet lover
5 years ago

For d luv of chenet, we call all different names but we all luv it

Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago
Chenet lover
5 years ago

For d luv of chenet, we call it all different names but we all luv it

Barbados
Barbados
Patricia
5 years ago

We call it a keep in Barbados.

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Julieta Romero Gueto
5 years ago

Hi, in colombian caribbean is called mamón. BTW add colombia to the country list, we are also part of the caribbean :(

Aruba
Aruba
Rubiano
5 years ago

In Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao we call dem Kenepa

Belize
Belize
5 years ago

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!

Guyana
Guyana
Lol guest
4 years ago

Uhm how do people call this ackee’ but in Guyana you call it guinep

Guyana
Guyana
Lol guest
4 years ago

Uhm how do people call this ackee’ but in Guyana you call it guinep

Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago
John
4 years ago

To all, the name of this fruit is chenet...

Turks & Caicos
Turks & Caicos
Edward
4 years ago

Guinep / kenep. I love it!

Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago
dr.trini
4 years ago

we all love chenet

Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago
Shane
4 years ago

A common name for this fruit is also Spanish lime

Antigua & Barbuda
Antigua & Barbuda
David Christian
4 years ago

Guinep

Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
Danny Nuñez
3 years ago

"Limoncillo" translation tiny looking lime.

Grenada
Grenada
CNCCreations
3 years ago

We call it Skin-Up, very tasty!! Just a little heads up... it stains clothing!

Jamaica
Jamaica
Makeda Jewel
2 years ago

Love this fuit

Jamaica
Jamaica
Bobby
2 years ago

Guinep in Jamaica

Cuba
Cuba
Amir
2 years ago

please, can someone tell me the correct pronnunciation of this word.

Martinique
Martinique
CoeurC
last year

Quenette in Martinique

Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago
Monkey
11 months ago

Chenet is nice

Guyana
Guyana
PlayboyNYC
9 months ago

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.