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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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Add a maraschino cherry or slice of paw-paw fruit to garnish.
Skillful reader Heller is convincingly 13-year-old Mad and the next moment grumpy old grandpa Paw-Paw (Charlie Martinka).
But she's been going hunting with her paw-paw since she was able to sit up in the truck,'' she said.
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