- a rounded, cone-shaped hill in a karstic area.
- Also called melon pear, melon shrub. a Peruvian plant, Solanum muricatum, of the nightshade family, having spiny foliage, bright blue flowers, and edible purple, egg-shaped fruit.
Origin of pepino
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Examples from the Web for pepino
Yes, there's room for Pepino too, and Gaspare and Vincent may sit next to me.The Princess of the School
When My Lady had called Pepino to throw a bucket of water over the designs and freshen them up, their brilliance was startling.The Admiral
What would she have experienced had she known the late Princess Nicoletta, Pepino's mother?Cosmopolis, Complete
The Pepino (a cucurbitacea) is grown in great abundance in the fields.
By the natives the pepino is, and not altogether unreasonably, believed to be injurious.