Definition of


  1. (noun, food) fruit with yellow flesh; related to custard apples
  2. (noun, plant) small tree native to the eastern United States having oblong leaves and fleshy fruit

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Synonyms of Papaw

asimina triloba, papaw tree, pawpaw

Alternate forms of Papaw

Hypernyms: custard apple, custard apple tree, edible fruit

Origin of the word Papaw

  1. 1624, variant of papaya (q.v.), used from 1760 to designate the papaw tree. more

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Words that sound like Papaw

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