Papaya vs. Mango

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Main Difference

The main difference between Papaya and Mango is that the species of plant, use Q12330939 for the papaya (the fruit) and Mango is a fruit, use Q3919027 for the species; Q161807 for the genus.

  • Papaya

    The papaya ( or US: ) (from Carib via Spanish), papaw, () or pawpaw () is the plant Carica papaya, one of the 22 accepted species in the genus Carica of the family Caricaceae. Its origin is in the tropics of the Americas, perhaps from southern Mexico and neighboring Central America.

  • Mango

    Mangoes are juicy stone fruit (drupe) from numerous species of tropical trees belonging to the flowering plant genus Mangifera, cultivated mostly for their edible fruit.

    The majority of these species are found in nature as wild mangoes. The genus belongs to the cashew family Anacardiaceae. Mangoes are native to South Asia, from where the “common mango” or “Indian mango”, Mangifera indica, has been distributed worldwide to become one of the most widely cultivated fruits in the tropics. Other Mangifera species (e.g. horse mango, Mangifera foetida) are grown on a more localized basis.

    It is the national fruit of India, Pakistan, and the Philippines, and the national tree of Bangladesh.

  • Papaya (noun)

    A tropical American evergreen tree, Carica papaya, having large, yellow, edible fruit

  • Papaya (noun)

    The fruit of this tree.

  • Mango (noun)

    A tropical Asian fruit tree, noshow=1.

  • Mango (noun)

    The fruit of the mango tree.

  • Mango (noun)

    A pickled mangoed.

  • Mango (noun)

    A green bell pepper suitable for pickling.

  • Mango (noun)

    A type of muskmelon, Cucumis melo.

  • Mango (noun)

    Any of various hummingbirds of the genus Anthracothorax.

  • Mango (noun)

    A yellow-orange color, like that of mango flesh.

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  • Mango (verb)

    To stuff and pickle (a fruit).


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