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  • (US, term of endearment): punkin

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Noun

Singular
pumpkin

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  1. A domesticated plant, Cucurbita pepo similar in growth pattern, foliage, flower, and fruit to the squash or melon.
  2. The round yellow or orange fruit of this plant.
    • The Land of Oz, L. Frank Baum, [1]:
      There were pumpkins in Mombi's corn-fields, lying golden red among the rows of green stalks; and these had been planted and carefully tended that the four-horned cow might eat of them in the winter time.
  3. (color) The color of the fruit of the pumpkin plant
    pumpkin colour:   
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A term of endearment for someone small and cute.
    • John Prine, Daddy's Little Pimpkin: You must be daddy's little pumpkin

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