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pepita

[puh-pee-tuh, pe-] /pəˈpi tə, pɛ-/
noun
1.
the edible seed of a pumpkin or squash, used in cooking and often dried or toasted and eaten as a snack food.
Origin of pepita
< American Spanish, Spanish: seed, pip, probably derivative of the same Romance base *pep- as Old French pepin pippin

Pepita

[puh-pee-tuh, pe-; Spanish pe-pee-tah] /pəˈpi tə, pɛ-; Spanish pɛˈpi tɑ/
noun
1.
a female given name.
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  • In future, pepita will receive every night, and my father desires that I shall be one of the guests.

    Pepita Ximenez Juan Valera
  • pepita wanted to ascend the hill, by a path she knew, to stable and supper.

    Reels and Spindles Evelyn Raymond
  • The truth was that Jos had innocently cautioned the others against speaking of one whom pepita disliked to hear of.

    The Pretty Sister Of Jos Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • But, pepita, when you do right without compulsion, there are always two lumps.

    Reels and Spindles Evelyn Raymond
  • Herein is the explanation of the interest of "pepita Ximenez."

    Pepita Ximenez Juan Valera
  • pepita gave birth to a child, a girl, after Felipe deserted her.

    When Dreams Come True Ritter Brown
  • Go you to pepita's; I will go later, when I have finished with the overseer.

    Pepita Ximenez Juan Valera
  • I dare say pepita is washing the child, and using soap which is very disagreeable.

    Remember the Alamo Amelia E. Barr
  • pepita felt again—yes, more than once—that sudden throb and thrill.

    The Pretty Sister Of Jos Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • They were applauding with the rest, all but pepita, who only sat and smiled.

    The Pretty Sister Of Jos Frances Hodgson Burnett

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