Origin of papaya
Related formspa·pa·yan, adjective
Examples from the Web for papaya
Papaya and Arugula Salad by Anne Byrn The Dinner Doctor offers a salad to please both the palate and the eye.
Papaya is not as sweet as mango or peach, but it gives a salad great texture, flavor, and color.
Another valuable fruit indigenous to this country is the Papaia (Carica papaya).The Hawaiian Islands|The Department of Foreign Affairs
We passed several small coffee plantations; in the clearings near the houses were banana, orange, and papaya trees.Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile|Henry Stephens
A fruit that always appealed to us was the papaya, or pawpaw.Up the Orinoco and down the Magdalena|H. J. Mozans
In some countries they wrap meat in papaya leaves for several hours before eating in order to soften it.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines|T. H. Pardo de Tavera
“Santa Ana's house is full of bullets” is rather pretty description for the papaya.