Definition of pepo in English:
noun (plural pepos)
Any fleshy, watery fruit of the melon or cucumber type, with numerous seeds and a firm rind.
- Botanists call the fruits ‘pepos’ and count them, weird though this seems, as ‘berries’.
- Investigators agree that Cucurbita pepo fruits would have been used primarily as containers, or perhaps as rattles, rather than food.
- ‘Our research has shown that members of the Cucurbita pepo species, including pumpkins, are particularly effective in this regard,’ he says.
Definition of pepo in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan