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see custard-applecustard-apple,
common name for members of the Annonaceae, a family of shrubs, woody vines, and small trees of the tropics. The custard-apples (Annona squamosa and A.
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, soft-stemmed tree (Carica papaya) of tropical America resembling a palm with a crown of palmately lobed leaves. It is cultivated for its melonlike yellow fruits eaten raw or cooked and, more recently, for the juice which has become a commercial item.
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Paw-Paw warned us over and over not to touch the strawberries.
It Must Be True: Paw-Paw Said So, Alan Easley, hardback, 258 pages, b/w photos, NukeWorks Publishing, Fulton, Mo.
A collector has a rather repulsive and fascinating range of baits to lure these insects to suspended traps, from fish entrails, rotting prawns and carnivore scats to fermenting fleshy fruits like bananas, paw-paw and mangoes.
Motorcycle rider Rad Delaroderie and his traveling companion Paw-Paw are on a nationwide tour to raise funds and awareness for humane centers around the country.
Two percent will make a big difference to your home loan payments for example and to make use of the current very low interest rates is only clever and prudent--even if the paw-paw does not hit the fan.