papaw tree


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Noun1.papaw tree - small tree native to the eastern United States having oblong leaves and fleshy fruitpapaw tree - small tree native to the eastern United States having oblong leaves and fleshy fruit
papaw, pawpaw - fruit with yellow flesh; related to custard apples
custard apple, custard apple tree - any of several tropical American trees bearing fruit with soft edible pulp
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The papaya, papain or papaw tree is a introduced and cultivated species in Iran.
Azaleas in a yard vie with wild wisteria across the street for the most "oohs" and "aahs," while tiny blooms of a papaw tree wait drably until their day of accomplishment--a banana-smell-alike but not taste-alike fruit.
The papaw tree is one of the wonders of nature - it can grow from seed to a 20ft fruit-bearing tree in less than 18 months.