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Papaya vs. Mamey

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Papayanoun

A tropical American evergreen tree, Carica papaya, having large, yellow, edible fruit

Mameynoun

The evergreen tree Mammea americana, or its edible fruit

Papayanoun

The fruit of this tree.

Mameynoun

The flowering plant Magnolia guatemalensis

Papayanoun

A tree (Carica Papaya) of tropical America, belonging to the order Passifloreæ; called also papaw and pawpaw. It has a soft, spongy stem, eighteen or twenty feet high, crowned with a tuft of large, long-stalked, palmately lobed leaves. The milky juice of the plant is said to have the property of making meat tender.

Mameynoun

The tree Pouteria sapota, or its fruit.

Papayanoun

The fruit of the papaya tree; it is a dull orange-colored, melon-shaped fruit, which is eaten both raw and cooked or pickled. The fruit contains papain, a protease.

Mameynoun

tropical American tree having edible fruit with a leathery rind

Papayanoun

tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit

Mameynoun

globular or ovoid tropical fruit with thick russet leathery rind and juicy yellow or reddish flesh

Papayanoun

large oval melon-like tropical fruit with yellowish flesh

Papaya

The papaya (, US: ) (from Carib via Spanish), papaw, () or pawpaw () is the plant Carica papaya, one of the 22 accepted species in the genus Carica of the family Caricaceae. Its origin is in the tropics of the Americas, perhaps from Central America and southern Mexico.

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