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Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.

A gourd, fruit of Cucurbita maxima; a 90‐g portion provides 1.8 g of dietary fibre and is a rich source of vitamin A (as carotene); supplies 15 kcal (65 kJ).

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pumpkin

Edited by John Ayto.

in An A-Z of Food and Drink

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 366 words.

Pumpkins are the blue whales of the vegetable world. Large and round, with bulbous ribs, the most gargantuan varieties can

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pumpkin

John Ayto.

in The Diner’s Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 365 words.

Pumpkins are the blue whales of the vegetable world. Large and round, with bulbous ribs, the most gargantuan varieties can

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<span class="smallCaps">Pumpkins</span>

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 725 words.

The pumpkin (Curcurbita pepo) is thought to have originated in Central America about 5500 BCE. It was widely

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pumpkin

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 65 words.

is often misspelled ✳pumkin—e.g.: “It will begin with ravioli stuffed with pureed pumkin [read pumpkin] in a nutmeg

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Pumpkins

Andrew F. Smith.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2004; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 716 words.

The pumpkin (Curcurbita pepo) is thought to have originated in Central America about 5500 b.c.e. It was widely

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pumpkin

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In the fairy-story of Cinderella, the golden coach provided by the fairy godmother was a transformed pumpkin, which on the stroke of midnight would turn back into the fruit.

It is...

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pumpkin

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 124 words.

in the fairy-story of Cinderella, the golden coach provided by the fairy godmother was a transformed pumpkin, which on the stroke of midnight would turn back into the fruit....

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<span class="smallCaps">Pumpkin Pie</span>

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 465 words.

As the dessert most closely associated with Thanksgiving, pumpkin pie is a quintessential American dish. Apple pie takes top honors

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<span class="smallCaps">Pumpkin Pie</span>

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 464 words.

As the dessert most closely associated with Thanksgiving, pumpkin pie is a quintessential American dish. Apple pie takes top honors

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Smashing Pumpkins

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 885 words.

Once widely viewed as poor relations to Nirvana’s major label alternative rock, Chicago, USA’s Smashing Pumpkins, led by Billy

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<i>Pumpkin seed</i>

J. G. Vaughan and P. A. Judd.

in The Oxford Book of Health Foods

January 2003; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 525 words.

Cucurbita pepo

Family Cucurbitaceae

Origin and cultivation

Pumpkin is of New World origin, and was widely distributed over...

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pumpkin ale

in The Oxford Companion to Beer

January 2011; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 704 words.

is an American original, invented in the 18th century by English colonists in the New World. Pumpkin is a New

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Pumpkin seed

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Cucurbita pepo

Family Cucurbitaceae

Origin and cultivation

Pumpkin is of New World origin, and was widely distributed over...

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Smashing Pumpkins

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Once widely viewed as poor relations to Nirvana’s major label alternative rock, Chicago, USA’s Smashing Pumpkins, led by Billy Corgan (b. William Patrick Corgan Jnr., 17 March 1967,...

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Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 112 words.

The hardness of the grunge guitar and metal drums of the Smashing Pumpkins are always tempered by an incredibly mellow

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Smashing Pumpkins - Gish

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 117 words.

The Smashing Pumpkins’ debut hit the music world at the height of the grunge phenomenon of the early 90s, and

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Gish (Smashing Pumpkins album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

The Smashing Pumpkins’ debut hit the music world at the height of the grunge phenomenon of the early 90s, and exhibited most of the usual characteristics - heavy rock riffs ...

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pumpkin

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.

A gourd, fruit of Cucurbita maxima; a 90‐g portion provides 1.8 g of dietary fibre and is a rich source of vitamin A (as carotene); supplies 15 kcal (65 kJ).

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pumpkin

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 28 words.

A gourd, fruit of Cucurbita maxima; a 90‐g portion provides 1.8 g of dietary fibre and is a rich

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pumpkin

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 59 words.

A gourd, fruit of Cucurbita maxima. A 100g serving provides 26kcal (108kJ), 1g protein, 0.1g fat, 6.5g carbohydrate

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