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n. pl. noni or no·nis
1. An evergreen shrub or small tree (Morinda citrifolia) native to Southeast Asia and Australia and widely cultivated in the tropics, traditionally valued for medicinal purposes and as a source of dye.
2. The soft, yellowish-white, strong-smelling fruit of this plant, often processed into juice or powder for use as a dietary supplement. In both senses also called Indian mulberry.
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A tropical fruit tree, Morinda citrifolia, studied for its possible use as an immune booster and a treatment for cancer.
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