noun, plural pe·pos.
Origin of pepo
Examples from the Web for pepo
Among the first was that of Bologna, where Pepo began to expound the law in 1075.Cathedral Cities of Italy|William Wiehe Collins
The three carpels forming the pepo are separated by partitions.
The pepo, another indehiscent syncarpous fruit, is illustrated by the fruit of the gourd, melon (fig. 31) and other Cucurbitaceae.
A fourth, Pepo rotundus major, added in the edition of 1616, appears to me to be C. maxima.Origin of Cultivated Plants|Alphonse De Candolle
The fruit of the papaw resembles the pepo, but the calyx is not superior.