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Noun: Cucurbita pepo
  1. A coarse vine widely cultivated for its large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds; subspecies of Cucurbita pepo include the summer squashes and a few autumn squashes
    - pumpkin, pumpkin vine, autumn pumpkin

Type of: squash, squash vine

Part of: Cucurbita, genus Cucurbita

Encyclopedia: Cucurbita pepo