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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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; papayapapaya
, 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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To that end, Papaws will again have its Thanksgiving buffet from noon to 2 p.
I felt I should have known this, learned it at his side door in the exchange of figs and papaws.
Here, among the smaller trees, the holly attains its greatest development, with hornbeams and wahoo elms, while papaws, haws, and privets form the mass of the dense undergrowth, which, interspersed with dense cane-brakes, covers the ground under the large trees.
ACCORDING to the Jungle Book's Baloo, papaws are one of the bear necessities of life.
On a way to Australia we been told that you walking in Australia stretch one hand to reach up for fruit, papaws or bananas, and monkeys will be sit on the other side and stretch they hands for fruit.
Papaws grow wild throughout much of the South, Midwest and East.
Not all are native to this hemisphere, but where might one find so many - papaws, pecans, persimmons, potatoes, and pumpkins (to consider just the middle of the alphabet) - that are?
Export and import of melons, watermelons and papaws (papayas), fresh: volume, structure, dynamics