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paw·paw / ˈpôpô/ (also papaw / pəˈpô; ˈpôpô/ ) • n. 1. another term for papaya. 2. (also pawpaw tree) a North American tree (Asimina triloba) of the custard apple family, with purple flowers and edible oblong yellow fruit with sweet pulp. ∎  the fruit of this tree.

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pawpaw (papaya) Large green or yellow melon‐like fruit of the tropical tree Carica papaya, widely grown in all tropical regions. The proteolytic enzyme, papain, is derived from the fruit. A 150‐g portion is a rich source of vitamin C; a good source of vitamin A (as carotene); supplies 55 kcal (230 kJ).

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pawpaw Asimina triloba. See ANNONACEAE.

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pawpaw see PAPAW.

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pawpaw See papaya