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noun as in vegetable

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In the autumn, we might substitute in zucca, or sweet pumpkin.

From Fortune

Last week, you and 60 of your closest friends decided to play a socially distanced game of hot pumpkin.

The special is bookended by two sequences involving Linus and Lucy going to the pumpkin patch.

From Vox

She then declares “2” and passes the pumpkin one space to her left.

Instead, they’re planning to stay in and whip up homemade pumpkin ravioli.

Finally, Deborah Racicot of Narcissa prepares mouth-watering (and non-basic) pumpkin crepes with warm sage cinnamon en glaze.

On Pumpkin Fest weekend, they did things a little differently.

Riots broke out both after last year's pumpkin festival and after the Red Sox World Series win last year.

He joked, as he split open pumpkin seeds with his teeth between puffs on a smoke.

The pumpkin, when he produced it, was the size of an orange—but still a pumpkin.

It wasn't long before she surprised the object of her search in the act of eating a fat grub beside a pumpkin.

And he decided, after thinking deeply for some time, that there could not possibly be a bee inside the pumpkin.

That there fellow was the sweetest cuttin' man I ever did cut in all my life—he was jest like a ripe pumpkin.'

“Why, but the good little pumpkin was eaten up, too,” said the boy.

The question was, How can a pumpkin vine climb a fence, anyway?


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pumpkin, such as: fruit, squash, gourd, jack-o'-lantern, vine, and pepo.

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