pepo

noun pe·po \ ˈpē-(ˌ)pō \

Definition of pepo

plural pepos
:an indehiscent fleshy one-celled many-seeded berry (such as a pumpkin, squash, melon, or cucumber) that has a hard rind and is the characteristic fruit of the gourd family

Origin and Etymology of pepo

Latin, a melon — more at pumpkin


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pepo

noun pe·po \ ˈpē-(ˌ)pō \

medical Definition of pepo

plural pepos
:the dried ripe seeds of the pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo) used as an anthelmintic and taeniafuge called also pumpkin seed

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