babáco

Main Entry:  babáco
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a papaya hybrid from Ecuador whose shape yields pentagonal pieces when sliced and has a flavor that is a cross between a banana and pineapple; also called mountain papaya
Example:  Steve Spangler is credited with introducing the babaco to southern California in the 1970s.
Usage:  cooking
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