pawpaw

noun paw·paw
variants: or less commonly

Definition of pawpaw

  1. 1play \pə-ˈpȯ\ :  papaya

  2. 2play \ˈpä-(ˌ)pȯ, ˈpȯ-\ :  a North American tree (Asimina triloba) of the custard-apple family with purple flowers and an edible green-skinned fruit; also :  its fruit

Origin and Etymology of pawpaw

probably modification of Spanish papaya


First Known Use: 1624


PAWPAW Defined for Kids

pawpaw

noun paw·paw
variants: also

papaw

Definition of pawpaw for Students

  1. 1 \pə-ˈpȯ\ :  papaya

  2. 2 \ˈpä-pȯ, ˈpȯ\ :  the greenish or yellow edible fruit of a North American tree with purple flowers


Medical Dictionary

pawpaw

paw·paw

Medical Definition of pawpaw

variant of papaw


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