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papayanoun [C or U]

uk   /pəˈpaɪ.ə/  us   /pəˈpaɪ.ə/ (also pawpaw)
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papayanoun [C/U]

 us   /pəˈpɑ·jə/
a large, oval fruit that grows on trees in hotter regions of the world, having a yellow skin and sweet, orange flesh
(Definition of papaya from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “papaya”
in Spanish papaya…
in Vietnamese cây đu đủ…
in Malaysian betik…
in Thai มะละกอ…
in French papaye…
in German die Papaya…
in Chinese (Simplified) 番木瓜, 番木瓜树…
in Indonesian pepaya…
in Chinese (Traditional) (番)木瓜, (番)木瓜樹…
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