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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Spanish Central: Translation of "pepino"
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