pepo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pepō, from Ancient Greek πέπων (pepōn, large melon), from πέπων (pepōn, ripe), from πέπτω (peptō, ripen). Compare pumpkin.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Particularly: "Canadian Spin Documents, please?"

Noun[edit]

pepo (plural pepos)

  1. A fruit of plants of the gourd family Cucurbitaceae, possessing a hard rind and producing many seeds in a single, central, pulpy chamber.
  2. A plant producing such a fruit.
    • 1945, George Francis Carter, Plant Geography and Culture History in the American Southwest, Issue 5‎, page 25
      The Papago claim that their ancient pepo would produce a mature, sweet melon if the ground were wet only once, while the "new" melons would not.

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Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

pepo (plural pepoj, accusative singular pepon, accusative plural pepojn)

  1. a chirp, peep, twitter
  2. (Internet) a tweet

Related terms[edit]

  • pepi (to chirp)

Guaraní[edit]

Noun[edit]

pepo

  1. wing

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

pepo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pepare

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πέπων (pepōn).

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Noun[edit]

pepō m (genitive peponis); third declension

  1. pumpkin, large melon

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pepō peponēs
genitive peponis peponum
dative peponī peponibus
accusative peponem peponēs
ablative pepone peponibus
vocative pepō peponēs

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pepo (n class, plural pepo)

  1. spirit, demon

Noun[edit]

pepo

  1. plural form of upepo