akee, ackee means: The tropical fruit is a native African crop that’s commonly enjoyed in Jamaica along with salt cod. This cherry-sized fruit is slightly oval and tastes similar to grapes. It can also look like scrambled eggs when cooked. Some parts are toxic when they’re not fully ripe. It is crucial to determine the maturity stage before you use fresh fruits. However, canned akee can be safe. Also called genipa or ginup, honeyberry and genipa. (in Cooking Dictionary)