Word of the Day: Pumpkin
pump-kin / pump-kĭn, pŭm-kĭn, pŭng-kĭn
1. a round, often large fruit, in the gourd family, having a think rind, pulpy flesh and many seeds, used in cooking
One cannot manage too many affairs; like pumpkins in water, one pops up while you try to hold down the other.
2. a course, creeping vine of the genus Cucurbita, which bears a round, often large fruit
When pumpkins are watered, brinjals [small plants] also get watered.
3. a color that is strong orange
This color is Pumpkin, a beautiful deep orange.
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Ultimately from the Greek adjective pepon (ripened by the sun [referring to fruit]) through the Latin noun pepon, peponis (mellon, gourd), the Middle French noun pompon/popon/pepon of the same meaning, and older English forms pompon and pompion.
Thank you to Allen Ward for providing this etymology.