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pawpaw

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈpɔː.pɔː/ us    /ˈpɑː.pɑː/
old-fashioned for papayaFruit TreesTypes of fruit US (also papaw) (the fruit of) a type of tree that grows in central and southern parts of the USTypes of fruit
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