Meaning of ajoupa in English:

ajoupa

Pronunciation /əˈdʒuːpə/

noun

(also adjoupa)
  • In the Caribbean: a wooden-framed hut or shelter with a thatched roof and (sometimes) open sides.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Davies (1625–1693), translator. From French ajoupa, †aioupa, probably from Carib ajouppa shed, palmetto or bamboo hut.