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pa·pa·ya

(pă-pī'yăh),
The fruit of the papaw (pawpaw), Carica papaya (family Caricaceae), a tree of the tropic Americas; it possesses a proteolytic action and is the source of papain.
Synonym(s): carica
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The birthday girl and my sister went for the melon fruit cocktail, while the new Mrs R chose prawn salad with egg mayonnaise.