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Carica Papaya
Papain Pa*pa"in, n. [From Papaw.] (Physiol. Chem.) A proteolytic ferment, like trypsin, present in the juice of the green fruit of the papaw (Carica Papaya) of tropical America.
Carica Papaya
Papaw Pa*paw", n. [Prob. from the native name in the West Indies; cf. Sp. papayo papaw, papaya the fruit of the papaw.] [Written also pawpaw.] 1. (Bot.) A tree (Carica Papaya) of tropical America, belonging to the order Passiflore[ae]. It has a soft, spongy stem, eighteen or twenty feet high, crowned with a tuft of large, long-stalked, palmately lobed leaves. The milky juice of the plant is said to have the property of making meat tender. Also, its dull orange-colored, melon-shaped fruit, which is eaten both raw and cooked or pickled.

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- The papaya (/pəˈpaɪə/, US: /pəˈpɑːjə/) (from Carib via Spanish), papaw, (/pəˈpɔː/) or pawpaw (/ˈpɔːpɔː/) is the plant Carica papaya, one of the 22 accepted...
- Papaya is a fruit of the plant Carica papaya that is also known as "pawpaw." Papaya may also refer to: Papaya (group), an all-girl pop music group from...
- also known as papaya proteinase I, is a cysteine protease (EC 3.4.22.2) enzyme present in papaya (Carica papaya) and mountain papaya (Vasconcellea cundinamarcensis)...
- Creme de papaya is a Brazilian dessert. It was a culinary fad in Brazil in the mid-1990s. Nowadays, its po****rity has diminished somewhat. It consists...
- Papaya King is a pair of fast food take-out restaurants in New York City. The original Papaya King was opened in 1932 on the corner of 86th St. and Third...
- Green papaya salad is a ****y salad made from shredded unripe papaya. Originating from ethnic Lao people, it is also eaten throughout Southeast Asia. Locally...
- Papaya ringspot virus (PRSV) is a pathogenic plant virus in the genus Potyvirus and the virus family Potyviridae which primarily infects the papaya tree...
- Gray's Papaya is a hot dog restaurant chain, open 24 hours a day year-round with its flagship restaurant located at 2090 Broadway at 72nd Street. The 402...
- This article is a list of diseases of papaya (Carica papaya). Common Names of Diseases, The American Phytopathological Society...
- The mountain papaya (Vasconcellea pubescens) also known as mountain pawpaw, papayuelo, chamburo, or simply "papaya" is a species of the genus Vasconcellea...
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