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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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56 comments
L
L
13 years ago

i want a kenep/chenet/guinep/skinip/ :P

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Ricky Hoek
10 years ago

in Aruba (and Bonaire and Curacao) it is called 'kenepa'

Jamaica
Jamaica
Val Johnson
10 years ago

Just visiting from Ottawa, Canada. Had my first taste of a guinep the other day. I am hooked. Had dreams of them prior to coming here. Guineps rule!

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Guy Wells
10 years ago

Skinup!

Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago
CJL
10 years ago

This is called chenet in Trinidad and Tobago.

British Virgin Isles.
British Virgin Isles.
Desiree
10 years ago

Are there any recipes using this fruit?

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Steph
10 years ago

This is called Kenepa in Curacao

St. Lucia
St. Lucia
June
9 years ago

This is called ackee in St. Lucia

Grenada
Grenada
ana steele
9 years ago

Called skin up in grenada

St. Lucia
St. Lucia
Georgina McArthur
9 years ago

Lived in St Lucia in 1970's and loved them. We called them guineps.

Barbados
Barbados
246standup
9 years ago

And in Bimshire, we call them ackees

Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago
sektor5
9 years ago

One recipe I know for this is "chenet chow" in a large bowl place a few bunches of peeled chenet/kenepa/guinep, add salt and black pepper to taste, add one peg of freshly ground or crushed garlic, mix well, place in the refrigerator for 20 minuets then serve

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Amy Allen
9 years ago

In Jamaica, this in called guinep.

Belize
Belize
Pott
8 years ago

In Belize English specking people call them quinep and spanish speaking people call them waya.

Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands
8 years ago

They are also called guineps in the Cayman Islands. Just gave one to my coworker who is form the UK to try. It was his first one :D and he's been here 7 years :o. Also I thought lychee tasted like guinep and am happy to know they are related.

Anguilla
Anguilla
Xav
8 years ago

In anguilla this is called, Guineps

Grenada
Grenada
ROHAN
8 years ago

Called skinup in Grenada

Jamaica
Jamaica
JADA
8 years ago

IN JAMAICA ITS CALLED A GUINEP

Cuba
Cuba
lizzy
8 years ago

What is guniep in eastern Caribbean

Jamaica
Jamaica
lizzy
8 years ago

PatoiPatois

Bahamas
Bahamas
Shana
7 years ago

In The Bahamas this is call a guinep

Jamaica
Jamaica
Roshaun
7 years ago

In Jamaica it is called Guinep and it tastes so good wen they are sweet and can easily come off the seed

Grenada
Grenada
Joshua
7 years ago

In Grenada we call it skin up

Jamaica
Jamaica
vonnie
7 years ago

I hear guniep is good for diabetis

Dominica
Dominica
Rahul Payne
7 years ago

Great

Antigua & Barbuda
Antigua & Barbuda
Thomas
7 years ago

Guinep in Antigua and Barbuda

Haiti
Haiti
Ley
6 years ago

In haiti it's kenep

Turks & Caicos
Turks & Caicos
Brassick
6 years ago

Guinep soaked in rum tastes amazing

Anguilla
Anguilla
Orgullo
6 years ago

me encantan los quenèpas!!

Anguilla
Anguilla
Pride
6 years ago

I love guinep

Dominica
Dominica
Jeanette
6 years ago

In Dominica these are called kenep.

Jamaica
Jamaica
Joshua. Wilson
6 years ago

It name guinea inna jamaica

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Carolina
6 years ago

En Venezuela se llama mamón.

US Virgin Islands
US Virgin Islands
Texasgabby54
6 years ago

Love guineps! Have them when coming to Jamaica in the fall....like August time frame. Ummmmmm!

US Virgin Islands
US Virgin Islands
vi boy
6 years ago

LOVE them to death

St. Kitts & Nevis
St. Kitts & Nevis
Lady k
5 years ago

Called skinip in SKB

Grenada
Grenada
Skinup
5 years ago

Skinup in Grenada

Bahamas
Bahamas
William
5 years ago

Tried them this morning for the first time - love them - I too am hooked!

Haiti
Haiti
Diasi🇭🇹
4 years ago

Kenep 🤤🤤

Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago
Adam
4 years ago

That’s not guinep that’s chennet

Belize
Belize
fa'nay'nay quantia
4 years ago

i never seen this before??

Guyana
Guyana
4 years ago

Guinep/Ginep in GT. Most Guyanese would taste and buy this hay 😂😂😂😂😂. We would peel it then put it inna bag with pepper and salt an rub it in 😋😋😋😋.

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Janice
4 years ago

In Venezuela they’re called mamones

Guyana
Guyana
𝒅𝒆𝒗𝒊 💜
3 years ago

i want 🥺🥺

Guyana
Guyana
3 years ago

Guinea, lovely , when ripe flesh move from the seed just as it enter your mouth

Guyana
Guyana
3 years ago

Sorry Guinep

Grenada
Grenada
Lily
3 years ago

Skin up in Grenada

Haiti
Haiti
Rolina
2 years ago

In Haiti there is a lot of those to

Guyana
Guyana
Colin
2 years ago

Guinep.

St. Vincent
St. Vincent
Akee
2 years ago

In st Vincent these are called akee

Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago
gilly
2 years ago

that third picture lookin real pornographic

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Gallagher
2 years ago

#dwl

Bahamas
Bahamas
Mon
last year

We call it kinep (dialect) or guinep in the Bahamas

US Virgin Islands
US Virgin Islands
Keith
6 months ago

In st Croix call it skinip.because it name continue from st kitts

US Virgin Islands
US Virgin Islands
Keith
6 months ago

Hey deer 🦌this fruit it golden in summer

US Virgin Islands
US Virgin Islands
Keith
6 months ago

The fruit grow all over the island some tree sweet .great snack on the walk .I heard it was brought in doing colonial times by Spain biittish Denmark since island was rule by various governments .in Florida skinip tree can be found in miami and mostly south florida😎