Meaning of “pawpaw” in the English Dictionary


"pawpaw" in English

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pawpawnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈpɔː.pɔː/ us /ˈpɑː.pɑː/

old-fashioned for papaya

also papaw (the fruit of) a type of tree that grows in central and southern parts of the US

(Definition of “pawpaw” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)