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pe·pi·no

 (pə-pē′nō)
n. pl. pe·pi·nos
1. A spiny Andean shrub (Solanum muricatum) in the nightshade family, having violet or blue flowers and edible purple-streaked fruit with fragrant yellow flesh.
2. The fruit of this plant.

[American Spanish, from Spanish, cucumber, from Latin pepō, melon; see pepo.]

pepino

(pəˈpiːnəʊ)
n, pl -nos
1. (Plants) a yellow fruit with purple stripes, produced by the South and Central American evergreen plant Solanum muricatum
2. (Plants) the South and Central American evergreen plant Solanum muricatum, characterized by its blue flowers and purple-yellow fruit
3. (Physical Geography) geography an isolated, steep-sided, conical limestone hill in a karstic region, esp in Puerto Rico
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Marvin Pepino, provincial police director, said the victims - Rowena Sajulan, 22; and siblings Raymond, 19, Hazzel, 3, and Joey, 1, all surnamed Magallanes - were inside their house when mud and debris came crashing down on them in Purok Bulawanon.
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El periodo de recopilacion de informacion abarco los meses de mayo a junio de 2011, lo que permitio hacer un acopio de las principales noticias publicadas en Espana sobre la crisis analizada y facilito el acceso a las organizaciones empresariales e institucionales que se hicieron eco de la misma y que utilizaron este hecho para promocionarse y/o ampararse en el paraguas de la calidad "demostrada" del pepino espanol.
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A borda inferior das colunas foi amparada para reter o solo com telas finas apos a coleta; ja na casa de vegetacao as colunas foram separadas em duas metades com um corte longitudinal atraves de um fio de metal colocandose uma chapa galvanizada para realizar a separacao das duas partes realizando-se imediatamente a semeadura da especie bioindicadora, pepino (Cucumis sativus L.
25%, w/v) could have hedonic value that made the subjects to report time of pain onset longer, which is consistent with the study by Pepino and Mennella.
Efeito de diferentes abonos quimicos e organicos sobre o crescimento e rendimento do pepino (Cucumis Sativus)
Se estudiaron cinco especies vegetales con las cuales se prepararon los Biopesticidas, estos son: albahaca (Ocimun basilicum), ruda (Ruta graveolens), tabaco (Nicotiana tabacum), aji (Capsicum frutescens), oregano (Origanum vulgare), mas un testigo, para el control de plagas en los cultivos de pepino, zuchini, tomate, pimiento, berenjena y lechuga, distribuidos en cuatro repeticiones, los cuales se detalla en el croquis de campo, presentado a continuacion en la Figura 1.