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noun as in melon

noun as in pumpkin

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Among the first was that of Bologna, where Pepo began to expound the law in 1075.

A fourth, Pepo rotundus major, added in the edition of 1616, appears to me to be C. maxima.

In the drawing of Pepo oblongus of Lobel, Icones, 641, the character of the peduncle is clearly defined.

The pepo, another indehiscent syncarpous fruit, is illustrated by the fruit of the gourd, melon (fig. 31) and other Cucurbitaceae.

Figure 189 exhibits the effect of light applied alternately above or below the cotyledon of Cucurbita Pepo.

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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pepo, such as: cantaloupe, gourd, papaya, watermelon, casaba, and honeydew.

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