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pump·kin(pŭmp′kĭn, pŭm′-, pŭng′-)
a. A round, often large squash with coarse, strongly flavored yellow to orange flesh, numerous seeds, and a moderately hard, usually orange rind.
b. Any of several plants producing these fruits, especially varieties of the species Cucurbita pepo, and also varieties of C. maxima and C. moschata.
2. A moderate to strong orange.
[Alteration (influenced by -kin) of obsolete pumpion, from obsolete French pompon, popon, from Old French pepon, from Late Latin pepōn, from Latin, watermelon or gourd, from Greek, ripe, large melon; see pekw- in Indo-European roots.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Plants) any of several creeping cucurbitaceous plants of the genus Cucurbita, esp C. pepo of North America and C. maxima of Europe
a. the large round fruit of any of these plants, which has a thick orange rind, pulpy flesh, and numerous seeds
b. (as modifier): pumpkin pie.
3. (often capital) chiefly US a term of endearment
[C17: from earlier pumpion, from Old French pompon, from Latin pepo, from Greek pepōn, from pepōn ripe, from peptein to ripen]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
pump•kin(ˈpʌmp kɪn or, commonly, ˈpʌŋ kɪn)
1. a large, edible, orange-yellow fruit borne by a coarse decumbent vine, Cucurbita pepo, of the gourd family.
2. the similar fruit of any of several related species, as C. maxima or C. moschata.
3. a plant bearing such fruit.
[1640–50; alter. of pumpion, pompon < Middle French, alter. of popon melon, earlier pepon < Latin pepōnem, acc. of pepō < Greek pépōn kind of melon]
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|Noun||1.||pumpkin - a coarse vine widely cultivated for its large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds; subspecies of Cucurbita pepo include the summer squashes and a few autumn squashes|
pumpkin - usually large pulpy deep-yellow round fruit of the squash family maturing in late summer or early autumn
pumpkin seed - the edible seed of a pumpkin
|2.||pumpkin - usually large pulpy deep-yellow round fruit of the squash family maturing in late summer or early autumn|
veg, vegetable, veggie - edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
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pumpkin[ˈpʌmpkɪn] N (= vegetable) → calabaza f, zapallo m (Andes, S. Cone); (= plant) → calabacera f
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n → Kürbis m
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pumpkin[ˈpʌmpkɪn] n → zucca
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a kind of large, round, thick-skinned yellow fruit, eaten as food. pampoen قَرْعَه يَقْطينِيَّه тиква abóbora tykev der Kürbis græskar κολοκύθαcalabaza kõrvits کدو تنبل kurpitsa citrouilleדלעת कद्दू tök labu grasker zucca かぼちゃ 호박 moliūgas ķirbis buah labu pompoengresskardynia كډو abóbora dovleac тыква tekvica buča bundeva pumpa ฟักทอง bal kabağı 南瓜 гарбуз لوکي، کدو bí ngô 南瓜
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pumpkin→ قَرْع dýně græskar Kürbis κολοκύθα calabaza kurpitsa potiron bundeva zucca カボチャ 호박 pompoen gresskar dynia abóbora тыква pumpa ฟักทอง balkabağı bí ngô 南瓜
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