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Noun: papaia
  1. Tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit
    - papaya, pawpaw, papaya tree, melon tree, Carica papaya

Derived forms: papaias

Type of: fruit tree

Part of: Carica, genus Carica