papaya

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English[edit]

Unripe papaya fruits

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish, originally from Arawak papáia

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

papaya (plural papayas)

  1. A tropical American evergreen tree, Carica papaya, having large, yellow, edible fruit
  2. The fruit of this tree.

Synonyms[edit]

  • pawpaw (Australia), common term for papaya, but strictly speaking this refers to a different tree / fruit

Translations[edit]

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Chavacano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish papaya.

Noun[edit]

papaya

  1. papaya

Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Galibi Carib.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

papaya f (plural papayas)

  1. papaya (fruit)
  2. (Cuba, slang) vagina
  3. (slang) easy

Synonyms[edit]

  • (fruit): lechoza, lechosa (Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic); mamón (Argentina, Paraguay)

Tagalog[edit]

Tagalog Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish

Noun[edit]

papaya

  1. papaya

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

papaya

  1. accusative singular of papa