Definition of galapee in English:

galapee

(also galipee)

noun

Jamaican
  • Either of two Jamaican trees of the family Araliaceae, Schefflera sciadophyllum and Dendropanax arboreus.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Patrick Browne (c1720–1790), physician and botanist. Origin unknown.

Pronunciation

galapee

/ˈɡaləpiː/