EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pepino (plural pepinos)

  1. Synonym of pepino melon.

CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pe‧pi‧no

NounEdit

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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ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

pepino

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

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish pepino, from Latin pepo, peponem.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

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)
    Synonyms: pepineiro, cogombro (obsolete)
  3. (Brazil, slang) problem (difficulty that has to be resolved or dealt with)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /peˈpino/, [peˈpi.no]
  • (file)

NounEdit

pepino m (plural pepinos)

  1. cucumber (plant)
  2. cucumber (vegetable)
  3. (informal) unripe melon

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