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
  3. (noun, plant) tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit

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Alternate forms of Pawpaw

Hypernyms: custard apple, custard apple tree, edible fruit, fruit tree

Origin of the word Pawpaw

  1. see papaw. more

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Words that sound like Pawpaw

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