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papaya

noun [C or U] uk   us   /pəˈpaɪ.ə/ (also pawpaw)
a large oval fruit with a yellowish skin and sweet orange flesh, or the tropical tree on which this grows
Translations of “papaya”
in Vietnamese cây đu đủ…
in Spanish papaya…
in Thai มะละกอ…
in Malaysian betik…
in French papaye…
in German die Papaya…
in Chinese (Traditional) (番)木瓜, (番)木瓜樹…
in Indonesian pepaya…
in Chinese (Simplified) 番木瓜, 番木瓜树…
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