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pumpkinseed

[ puhmp-kin-seed or, commonly, puhng-kin- ]
/ ˈpʌmp kɪnˌsid or, commonly, ˈpʌŋ kɪn- /
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noun

the seed of the pumpkin.
a freshwater sunfish, Lepomis gibbosus, of eastern North America.

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Origin of pumpkinseed

First recorded in 1775–85; pumpkin + seed
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British Dictionary definitions for pumpkinseed

pumpkinseed
/ (ˈpʌmpkɪnˌsiːd) /

noun

the seed of the pumpkin
a common North American freshwater sunfish, Lepomis gibbosus, with brightly coloured markings: family Centrarchidae
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