pepita

[ puh-pee-tuh, pe- ]
/ pəˈpi tə, pɛ- /

noun

the edible seed of a pumpkin or squash, used in cooking and often dried or toasted and eaten as a snack food.

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Origin of pepita

< American Spanish, Spanish: seed, pip, probably derivative of the same Romance base *pep- as Old French pepin pippin

Definition for pepita (2 of 2)

Pepita
[ puh-pee-tuh, pe-; Spanish pe-pee-tah ]
/ pəˈpi tə, pɛ-; Spanish pɛˈpi tɑ /

noun

a female given name.
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