Pumpion
Pumpion \Pump"ion\, n. (Bot.) See {Pumpkin}. [1913 Webster]

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  • pumpion — variant of pompion, pumpkin …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Pompion — Pom pi*on, n. [OF. pompon. See {Pumpkin}.] See {Pumpion}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pumpkin — noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: alteration of earlier pumpion, modification of French popon, pompon melon, pumpkin, from Latin pepon , pepo, from Greek pepōn, from pepōn ripened; akin to Greek pessein to cook, ripen more at cook Date:… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • pumpkin — /pump kin/ or, commonly, /pung kin/, n. 1. a large, edible, orange yellow fruit borne by a coarse, decumbent vine, Cucurbita pepo, of the gourd family. 2. the similar fruit of any of several related species, as C. maxima or C. moschata. 3. a… …   Universalium

  • pumpkin — pump|kin [ˈpʌmpkın] n [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: pumpion pumpkin (16 19 centuries), from French pompon melon, pumpkin , from Latin pepo] 1.) [U and C] a very large orange fruit that grows on the ground, or the inside of this fruit ▪ pumpkin pie… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pumpkin — 1640s, alteration of pumpion melon, pumpkin (1540s), from M.Fr. pompon, from L. peponem (nom. pepo) melon, from Gk. pepon melon, probably originally cooked by the sun, ripe, from peptein to cook (see COOK (Cf. cook) (n.)). Pumpkin pie is recorded …   Etymology dictionary

  • pumpkin — noun 1》 a large rounded orange yellow fruit with a thick rind and edible flesh. 2》 a plant of the gourd family bearing pumpkins, native to warm regions of America. [Cucurbita pepo and related species.] 3》 Brit. another term for squash2. Origin… …   English new terms dictionary

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