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Definition of pawpaw

pawpaw
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.
Pawpaw
Pawpaw Paw`paw", n. (Bot.) See Papaw.

Meaning of pawpaw from wikipedia

- Asimina triloba, the American papaw, pawpaw, paw paw, or paw-paw, among many regional names, is a small deciduous tree native to the eastern United States...
- Paw paw, or pawpaw may refer to: Asimina, a genus of trees and shrubs native to eastern North America, commonly known as pawpaws Common pawpaw (Asimina triloba)...
- The Pawpaw Festival or Ohio Pawpaw Festival is an annual festival dedicated to the Pawpaw fruit (Asimina triloba) that is indigenous to the Eastern, Southern...
- world's largest pawpaw (Asimina triloba) research planting. The research program was started in 1990 with the aim of developing pawpaw as a new tree-fruit...
- North America and collectively referred to as pawpaw. The genus includes the widespread common pawpaw Asimina triloba, which bears the largest edible...
- "Aki" and "PawPaw". Two brothers cause complete chaos at their home, in their school and basically in their whole village. Osita Iheme as Pawpaw Chinedu...
- The mountain papaya (Vasconcellea pubescens) also known as mountain pawpaw, papayuelo, chamburo, or simply "papaya" is a species of the genus Vasconcellea...
- (/pəˈpaɪə/, US: /pəˈpɑːjə/) (from Carib via Spanish), papaw, (/pəˈpɔː/) or pawpaw (/ˈpɔːpɔː/) is the plant Carica papaya, one of the 22 accepted species in...
- Asimina obovata, the bigflower pawpaw, is a shrub or small tree in the custard apple family. It is an endemic native to Florida, where it is found on open...
- Asimina parviflora, the smallflower pawpaw or dwarf papaw, is a shrub or small tree in the custard apple family. It is native to the Southeastern United...
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