Definition of Pompion

1. n. See Pumpion.



Definition of Pompion

1. a pumpkin [n -S] - See also: pumpkin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pompion

pompano
pompanos
pompatic
pompatus
pompelmous
pompelmouses
pompelo
pompelos
pompeyed
pompeying
pompeys
pompholyx
pomphus
pompier
pompillion
pompion (current term)
pompions
pompire
pompoleon
pompoleons
pompom
pompoms
pompon
pompons
pompoon
pompoons
pomposities
pomposity
pompous
pompously

Literary usage of Pompion

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1. The Pantropheon, Or, History of Food, and Its Preparation, from the Earliest by Alexis Soyer (1853)
"Like the gourd, the good and creeping pompion has served more than once as a termof comparison, and that in a style most humiliating. ..."

2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"... When m Your daughter Mall, )w, last pompion time din'd with ly child e best yellow stockings w me thrice, ..."

3. The Companion for the Orchard: An Historical and Botanical Account of Fruits by Henry Phillips (1831)
"THE pompion is a coarse, inferior kind of melon, which has long been known in Europe, ... This author says, "the pulpe of the pompion is neuer eaten raw; ..."

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