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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin pepō, from Ancient Greek πέπων (pépōn, large melon), from πέπων (pépōn, ripe), from πέπτω (péptō, ripen). Compare pumpkin.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpiː.pəʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpi.poʊ/
  • Hyphenation: pe‧po
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NounEdit

pepo (plural pepos)

  1. A fruit of plants of the gourd family Cucurbitaceae, possessing a hard rind and producing many seeds in a single, central, pulpy chamber.
  2. A plant producing such a fruit.
    • 1945, George Francis Carter, Plant Geography and Culture History in the American Southwest, Issue 5‎, page 25
      The Papago claim that their ancient pepo would produce a mature, sweet melon if the ground were wet only once, while the "new" melons would not.

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EsperantoEdit

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pepo (accusative singular pepon, plural pepoj, accusative plural pepojn)

  1. a chirp, peep, twitter
  2. (Internet) a tweet

Related termsEdit

  • pepi (to chirp)

GuaraníEdit

NounEdit

pepo

  1. wing

ItalianEdit

KaingangEdit

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pepo

  1. toad

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πέπων (pépōn, ripe), from πέπτω (péptō, ripen).

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NounEdit

pepō m (genitive peponis); third declension

  1. pumpkin, large melon

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pepō peponēs
Genitive peponis peponum
Dative peponī peponibus
Accusative peponem peponēs
Ablative pepone peponibus
Vocative pepō peponēs

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NounEdit

pepo (n class, plural pepo)

  1. spirit, demon
  2. Paradise (abode of God)

NounEdit

pepo

  1. plural of upepo