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- n. Alternative form of pumpion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See pumpion.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as pumpion.
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'Yes,' he said, 'the pompion is a good vegetable, and an excellent succedaneum to the cabbage, in the latter part of the winter.'
in fact, comes from the old French pompion, meaning "cooked by the sun," or ripe.
The fruit is either round like a pompion, or long.
Utterly unconvinced, yet politely obedient, the blond giant strode off across the road, picked up the great stone as though it were a pompion, turned it over, uttered an exclamation, and bore it back to us.
Describing dates before the adoption of the Gregorian calendar. pompion
Communicating with the chimney was the great stone baking-oven, whence came the bouncing loaves of corn-bread, duly "brown," the rich-colored "pompion" pies, and the loin of venison, beef, or pork.
The pea and vetch tribe, the pompion and cucumber, and various other plants, afford instances of provisions of these and similar kinds.
The greatest relief that we could find during twenty-nine days was the stalks of purselin, boiled in water, with now and then a pompion, or gourd, which we found in the garden of the old Indian, who, on this our second arrival, fled with his three sons, and kept himself continually aloft on the mountains.
Plimoth Plantation's recipes, including stewed pompion (pumpkin) or traditional Wampanoag succotash.
Caliban’s lair was dark and moist and warm, hidden as it was amidst the old pipes and septic system beneath the city’s surface, the grotto warmed to tropical temperatures by biotic decay and populated with scuttling eft-things and pompion plants.