pepo
noun (plural pepos) Etymology: Latin, a melon — more at pumpkin Date: circa 1859 an indehiscent fleshy one-celled many-seeded berry (as a pumpkin, squash, melon, or cucumber) that has a hard rind and is the characteristic fruit of the gourd family

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  • Pepo — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda René Ríos Boettiger y Condorito René Ríos Boettiger (Concepción, 15 de diciembre de 1911 14 de julio de 2000), también conocido por su seudónimo Pepo, fue un historietista …   Wikipedia Español

  • Pepo — can mean:* Pepo (film), a 1935 Armenian film made by Hamo Beknazarian *Epigynous berry, an accessory fruit found in certain plant species *Pepo (jurist), an 11th century law teacher at the University of Bologna *René Ríos Boettiger, a cartoonist …   Wikipedia

  • pepo- — *pepo germ.?, Substantiv: nhd. Pfebe; ne. gourd; Interferenz: Lehnwort lat. pepo; Etymologie: s. lat. pepo, Maskulinum, große Melonenart, Pfebe; …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • Pepo — Pe po, n. [L., a kind of melon, from Gr. ?.] (Bot.) Any fleshy fruit with a firm rind, as a pumpkin, melon, or gourd. See {Gourd}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pepo — (ou Pepon) est le fondateur de l enseignement du droit romain à l université de Bologne, dès la fin du XIe siècle et le début du XIIe siècle. Biographie Cette section est vide, insuffisamment détaillée ou incomplète. Votre aide est la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pepo — Pepo, der Kürbis (s.d.) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Pepo — Pepo, lat., Kürbis, daher Peponiferae. Kürbispflanzen, s. Cucurbitaceae …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • PEPO — Graece πέπων, a verbo πεπαίνεςθαι, i. e. maturescere, cucumeris genus, describitur Plinio l. 19. c. 5. et l. 20. c. 2. Eorum nimiô usu interiisse Albertum Imperatore refert Bucholzerus Ind. Chronol. Vide supra in voce Cerinus, item Melopepones …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • pepo — [pē′pō] n. pl. pepos [L, species of large melon: see PUMPKIN] any fleshy gourd fruit with a hard rind and many seeds, as the melon or squash …   English World dictionary

  • pepo — /pee poh/, n., pl. pepos. the characteristic fruit of plants of the gourd family, having a fleshy, many seeded interior and a hard or firm rind, as the gourd, melon, and cucumber. [1700 10; < L pepo large melon, pumpkin < Gk pépon, short for… …   Universalium

  • pepo — noun /ˈpiː.pəʊ,ˈpi.poʊ/ a) A fruit of plants of the gourd family Cucurbitaceae, possessing a hard rind and producing many seeds in a single, central, pulpy chamber. The Papago claim that their ancient pepo would produce a mature, sweet melon if… …   Wiktionary

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