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  • as inmelon
  • as inpumpkin

synonyms for pepo

  • cantaloupe
  • gourd
  • papaya
  • watermelon
  • casaba
  • honeydew
  • musk
  • nutmeg
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How to use pepo in a sentence

Among the first was that of Bologna, where Pepo began to expound the law in 1075.
CATHEDRAL CITIES OF ITALYWILLIAM WIEHE COLLINS
A fourth, Pepo rotundus major, added in the edition of 1616, appears to me to be C. maxima.
ORIGIN OF CULTIVATED PLANTSALPHONSE DE CANDOLLE
In the drawing of Pepo oblongus of Lobel, Icones, 641, the character of the peduncle is clearly defined.
ORIGIN OF CULTIVATED PLANTSALPHONSE DE CANDOLLE
The pepo, another indehiscent syncarpous fruit, is illustrated by the fruit of the gourd, melon (fig. 31) and other Cucurbitaceae.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Figure 189 exhibits the effect of light applied alternately above or below the cotyledon of Cucurbita Pepo.
LIFE MOVEMENTS IN PLANTS, VOLUME II, 1919SIR JAGADIS CHUNDER BOSE
The forms of C. pepo are classed by Naudin under seven sections, each including subordinate varieties.
THE VARIATION OF ANIMALS AND PLANTS UNDER DOMESTICATION, VOL. I.CHARLES DARWIN
For the Pepo-hoan governed their communities in the Chinese style and had a headman for each village.
THE BLACK-BEARDED BARBARIAN (GEORGE LESLIE MACKAY)MARY ESTHER MILLER MACGREGOR, AKA MARION KEITH
The people here were also aborigines of the island who had been conquered by the Chinese like the Pepo-hoan.
THE BLACK-BEARDED BARBARIAN (GEORGE LESLIE MACKAY)MARY ESTHER MILLER MACGREGOR, AKA MARION KEITH
The fruit of the papaw resembles the pepo, but the calyx is not superior.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Cucurbita Pepo, the source of many of the American forms, is probably a native of that continent.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 12, SLICE 3VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO PEPO

  • cantaloupe
  • casaba
  • gourd
  • honeydew
  • musk
  • nutmeg
  • papaya
  • pepo
  • watermelon
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.