pepino

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish pepino, diminutive of Latin pepo, peponis, from Ancient Greek πέπων (pépōn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pe‧pi‧no

Noun[edit]

pepino

  1. A vine in the gourd family, Cucumis sativus.
  2. The edible fruit of this plant, having a green rind and crisp white flesh; cucumber.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

pepino

  1. third-person plural present subjunctive of pepare
  2. third-person plural imperative of pepare

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish pepino, from Latin pepo, peponis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pe.ˈpi.nu/, /pi.ˈpi.nu/

Noun[edit]

pepino m (plural pepinos)

  1. cucumber (Cucumis sativus, a vine in the gourd family)
  2. cucumber (the fruit of the cucumber plant, used as a vegetable)
  3. (Brazil, slang) problem (difficulty that has to be resolved or dealt with)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a diminutive of Latin pepo, peponis.

Noun[edit]

pepino m (plural pepinos)

  1. cucumber (plant)
  2. cucumber (vegetable)

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