pepino


pe·pi·no

noun \pə-ˈpē-(ˌ)nō\
plural pe·pi·nos

Definition of PEPINO

:  a bushy perennial plant (Solanum muricatum) of the nightshade family that is native to temperate uplands of South America and has an edible usually purple-marked yellow fruit; also :  the fruit

Origin of PEPINO

American Spanish, from Spanish, cucumber, from Old Spanish pepón melon, from Latin pepon-, pepo
First Known Use: 1890

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