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noni

(nō′nē)
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.

noni

(nō′nē) [Hawaiian]
A tropical fruit tree, Morinda citrifolia, studied for its possible use as an immune booster and a treatment for cancer.
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Nonis, 76, wanted the history of this small community to be preserved, so he did his own research and compiled the small volume on his ancestors' history several years ago.
or noni is one of the traditional folk medicinal plants that has been used for over 2000 years in Polynesia.
Dr Nonis stated that the Sri Lankan cricket team is a microcosm of Sri Lanka, reflecting the diversity and heterogeneity of the country, and the spirit and aspirations of the Commonwealth.
Nonis said that his mother, Sriyani Nonis, "was the only female in Sri Lanka to head a plantation company." When she died in 2005, Nonis--who had spent 28 years in England--returned to take over leadership of Mackwoods.
But Advocaat has decided Nonis is not yet good enough to join his squad.
Nonis, who is 18, told the Rangers News: "Rangers are a massive club and strangely it has always been my ambition to play for them since I watched them beat Parma.
London, May 10 -- Sri Lankan High Commissioner to the UK, Dr Chris Nonis, met the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, during his visit to London.
Meanwhile, Renzo Nonis has admitted watching Rangers knock Parma out of Europe sparked his interest in moving to Scotland.
8 -- In his address on Sri Lanka's Independence Day, High Commissioner to the UK, Dr Chris Nonis emphasised that the wealth of the country was in the diversity of its people of varying backgrounds, ethnicities and religions.
RANGERS will have to shell out more than pounds 1 million if they want to land Italian teenager Renzo Nonis.
Dr Chris Nonis, Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to the UK, was joined by India's Acting High Commissioner to the UK, Virendra Paul, at the Palace to extend a ceremonial welcome to the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall.