Pronunciation: (pô'pô"), [key]
1. a tree, Asimina triloba, of the annona family, native to the eastern U.S., having large, oblong leaves and purplish flowers.
2. the fleshy, edible fruit of this tree.
3. papaya. Also,papaw.
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