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pa·pa·ya

 (pə-pä′yə)
n.
1. An evergreen tropical American tree (Carica papaya) with a crown of large lobed leaves, widely cultivated for its large yellow edible fruit.
2. The fruit of this tree, having soft pink to orange flesh and numerous small black seeds. In both senses also called pawpaw.

[Spanish papaya, of Arawakan origin.]
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papaya

(pəˈpaɪə)
n
1. (Plants) a Caribbean evergreen tree, Carica papaya, with a crown of large dissected leaves and large green hanging fruit: family Caricaceae
2. (Cookery) the fruit of this tree, having a yellow or reddish orange sweet edible pulp and small black seeds
Also called: papaw or pawpaw
[C15 papaye, from Spanish papaya, from an American Indian language; compare Carib ababai]
paˈpayan adj
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pa•pa•ya

(pəˈpɑ yə)

n., pl. -yas.
1. a small tropical American tree, Carica papaya, resembling a palm with broad leaves at the top, bearing a yellow melonlike fruit.
2. the fruit itself.
[1760–70; < Sp < Carib (Hispaniola)]
pa•pa′yan, adj.
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papaya


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(pawpaw) A Caribbean fruit with sweet yellow flesh and small black seeds.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.papaya - tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruitpapaya - tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit
papaya - large oval melon-like tropical fruit with yellowish flesh
Carica, genus Carica - type genus of the Caricaceae; tropical American trees: papayas
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
2.papaya - large oval melon-like tropical fruit with yellowish flesh
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Carica papaya, melon tree, papaia, papaya, papaya tree, pawpaw - tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit
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Translations
شَجَرة البابايا
papája
papaja
papaya
pepaya
melónutré; papaya
papajapapajinis melionmedis
papaija
papaja
papaya
đu đủ

papaya

[pəˈpaɪə] N (= fruit) → papaya f; (= tree) → árbol m de papaya
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papaya

[pəˈpaɪə] n (= pawpaw) → papaye f
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papaya

nPapayabaum f; (= fruit)Papaya f
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papaya

[pəˈpaɪə] npapaia
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papaya

(pəˈpaiə) noun
a tropical tree or its fruit.
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