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pumpkin

Herbal medicine
An annual vine primarily used as a food or a decorative item; the seeds are anthelmintic.

pumpkin,

n Latin names:
Cucurbita pepo, Cucurbita maxima, Cucurbita moschata; part used: seeds; uses: anthelmintic, tapeworms, benign pros-tatic hypertrophy, childhood enuresis, bladder irritation; precautions: pregnancy, lactation. Also called
cucurbita, pumpkinseed, or
vegetable marrow.

pumpkin

large edible fruit, used extensively as cattle feed and for human consumption, Cucurbita maxima.
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There's an increasing desire for exquisite ornate furniture which reflects antiquity and can be passed down through the family as heirlooms, and used by future generations," says Toks Aruoture, owner of specialist nursery company Punkin Patch.
led by Donna Bemis, bought an adjoining 90 acres at 12501 Punkin Patch Road from Marvin and Rose Lewis.
The Punkin Chunkin contest has categories for tile different methods of pumpkin hurling: slingshots, catapults, trebuchets, and air cannons.
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Punkin Pie and defense witness Jennifer Hayes, both claiming to be friends of Clarkson, testified that the actress felt humiliated by her new hostess job.
along Colorado highway 94 from Aroya to Punkin Center (Fitzgerald et al.
7 mi ENE of Kamay, one specimen (18137); 3 mi N of Iowa Park, one specimen (11174); 1 mi S of Iowa Park, one specimen (15441); near Iowa Park, one specimen (19517); 6 mi NE of Punkin Center, one specimen (19215); 10 mi S of Electra, one specimen (19512); 10 mi S of Burkburnett, one specimen (13379); 10 mi W of Wichita Falls, one specimen (18214); 2 mi W of Wichita Falls, one specimen (15440); Wichita Falls, 10 specimens (1201, 1274, 1465, 1729, 7208, 10984, 17046, 19214, 19514 & 19518).
DISC) Coverage of Punkin Chunkin 2013, in which engineers compete to see who can launch a pumpkin the farthest.
Man Crates has also partnered with "Cinderella's Revenge" an official Punkin Chunkin trebuchet team from Maryland to oversee the spectacular launch, sending gigantic oversize bags across football field length distances.
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Personalising the space is essential and those little touches are very important to celebrities," says Toks Aruoture, owner of specialist nursery company Punkin Patch.
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