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Noun: papaya  pu'pI-yu
  1. Tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit
    - papaia, pawpaw, papaya tree, melon tree, Carica papaya
  2. Large oval melon-like tropical fruit with yellowish flesh

Derived forms: papayas

Type of: edible fruit, fruit tree

Part of: Carica, genus Carica

Encyclopedia: Papaya, Love Goddess of the Cannibals