Definition of Papaya family

1. Noun. Trees native to tropical America and Africa with milky juice and large palmately lobed leaves.

Exact synonyms: Caricaceae, Family Caricaceae
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Hypericales, Order Hypericales, Order Parietales, Parietales
Member holonyms: Carica, Genus Carica



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Papaya Family

paparazzo
paparchies
paparchy
papas
papaver
papaveraceous
papaveretum
papaverine
papaverines
papaverous
papavers
papaw
papaw tree
papaws
papaya
papaya family (current term)
papaya juice
papaya tree
papayan
papayas
papayotin
papboat
papboats
pape
papejay
paper-airplane
paper-back book
paper-bound
paper-knife

Literary usage of Papaya family

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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"Acharia Family. Contains 3 genera, each with a single species, the plants formerly included in the preceding group. Family Caricaceae. papaya family. ..."

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