Synonyms

1. pawpaw

noun. small tree native to the eastern United States having oblong leaves and fleshy fruit.

Synonyms

  • papaw
  • custard apple tree
  • papaw tree
  • genus Asimina
  • Asimina triloba
  • custard apple

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2. pawpaw

noun. fruit with yellow flesh; related to custard apples.

Synonyms

  • edible fruit
  • Asimina triloba
  • papaw

3. pawpaw

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

Synonyms

  • papaia
  • Carica
  • genus Carica
  • fruit tree
  • melon tree
  • papaya tree
  • papaya

Example sentences of the word pawpaw


1. Noun, singular or mass
The skin of ripe pawpaw fruit will be light green in color and may have brown splotches like a ripe banana would, and the flesh will be soft and yellow.

2. Adjective
The Taytoo cultivar does not have fruit as large as some pawpaw hybrids but bears large quantities of it.

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