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  1. a tree, Morinda citrifolia, native to SE Asia and the Pacific islands, juice from the fruit of which is marketed as a health supplement
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Examples from the Web for noni

Historical Examples

  • I nursed you, Noni, when your father brought you on board ship.

    The Crushed Flower and Other Stories

    Leonid Andreyev

  • For little Noni, for him—for little Noni who is boarding the ship to-night.

  • And when you grow up, go out on every sea and find him, Noni.

  • I used to be your nurse, Noni; but you have lost your reason—that's true.

  • You will be hanged, Noni, you will be hanged, and I will dangle by your side.