pumpkineer

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Etymology[edit]

pumpkin +‎ -eer

Noun[edit]

pumpkineer (plural pumpkineers)

  1. One who grows giant pumpkins, generally for the purpose of entering contests.
    • 1988, John Spears, "Rival groups weigh in for gold in Nova Scotia pumpkin patch", Toronto Star, 8 October 1988:
      Last year's winner weighed in at 604.5 pounds, grown by a Vermont pumpkineer.

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