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4 definitions found
 for pumpkin seed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pondfish \Pond"fish`\, n. (Zool.)
     Any one of numerous species of American fresh-water fishes
     belonging to the family Centrarchid[ae]; -- called also
     pond perch, and sunfish.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: The common pondfish of New England ({Lepomis gibbosus)
           is called also bream, pumpkin seed, and sunny.
           See Sunfish. The long-eared pondfish ({Lepomis
           auritus) of the Eastern United States is distinguished
           by its very long opercular flap.
           [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pumpkin \Pump"kin\, n. [For older pompion, pompon, OF. pompon,
     L. pepo, peponis, Gr. ?, properly, cooked by the sun, ripe,
     mellow; -- so called because not eaten till ripe. Cf. Cook,
     n.] (Bot.)
     A well-known trailing plant ({Cucurbita pepo) and its fruit,
     -- used for cooking and for feeding stock; a pompion.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Pumpkin seed.
     (a) The flattish oval seed of the pumpkin.
     (b) (Zool.) The common pondfish.
         [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sunfish \Sun"fish`\, n. (Zool.)
     (a) A very large oceanic plectognath fish ({Mola mola, Mola
         rotunda, or Orthagoriscus mola) having a broad body
         and a truncated tail.
     (b) Any one of numerous species of perch-like North American
         fresh-water fishes of the family Centrachidae. They
         have a broad, compressed body, and strong dorsal spines.
         Among the common species of the Eastern United States are
         Lepomis gibbosus (called also bream, pondfish,
         pumpkin seed, and sunny), the blue sunfish, or
         dollardee ({Lepomis pallidus), and the long-eared
         sunfish ({Lepomis auritus). Several of the species are
         called also pondfish.
     (c) The moonfish, or bluntnosed shiner.
     (d) The opah.
     (e) The basking, or liver, shark.
     (f) Any large jellyfish.
         [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  pumpkin seed
      n 1: the edible seed of a pumpkin

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