Papaya

La papaya está madura en el árbol con el cielo.

Carica papaya

Papaya (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Spanish papaya, from Arawak papáia.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pəˈpaɪə/, /pəˈpɑːjə/
  • Rhymes: -aɪə, -ɑːjə

Noun

papaya (plural papayas)

  1. A tropical American evergreen tree, Carica papaya, having large, yellow, edible fruit
  2. The fruit of this tree.
  3. An orange colour, like that of papaya flesh.

Synonyms

  • pawpaw (Australia), common term for papaya, but strictly speaking this refers to a different tree / fruit

Translations

See also

  • papain

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