Meaning of papaya

pa•pa•ya

Pronunciation: (pu-pä'yu), [key]
— n.
  1. the large, yellow, melonlike fruit of a tropical American shrub or small tree, Carica papaya, eaten raw or cooked.
  2. the tree itself.
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