pepino

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɛˈpiːnəʊ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

pepino (plural pepinos)

  1. Synonym of pepino melon.

Bikol Central[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish pepino.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /peˈpino/, [peˈpi.n̪o]
  • Hyphenation: pe‧pi‧no

Noun[edit]

pepíno (Basahan spelling ᜉᜒᜉᜒᜈᜓ)

  1. cucumber

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /peˈpino/, [pɪˈpi.n̪ɔ]
  • 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. inflection of pepare:
    1. third-person plural present subjunctive
    2. third-person plural imperative

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish pepino, from Latin pepōnem.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Rhymes: (Brazil) -ĩnu, (Portugal) -inu
  • Hyphenation: pe‧pi‧no

Noun[edit]

pepino m (plural pepinos)

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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed as a diminutive from the Old Spanish pepón (which was re-analyzed as an augmentative, see the suffix -ón), itself borrowed from Latin peponem (pumpkin).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /peˈpino/ [peˈpi.no]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -ino
  • Syllabification: pe‧pi‧no

Noun[edit]

pepino m (plural pepinos)

  1. cucumber
    Synonym: cohombro
  2. (informal) unripe melon

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