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Pumpkin

Pump´kin
n.1.(Bot.) A well-known trailing plant (Cucurbita pepo) and its fruit, - used for cooking and for feeding stock; a pompion.
Pumpkin seed
a - The flattish oval seed of the pumpkin
b - (Zool.) The common pondfish.
Noun1.Pumpkinpumpkin - a coarse vine widely cultivated for its non-keeping large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds; subspecies of Cucurbita pepo include the summer squashes and a few autumn squashes
2.pumpkin - usually large pulpy deep-yellow round fruit of the squash family maturing in late summer or early autumn
(jargon)pumpkin - A humourous term for the token - the object (notional or real) that gives its possessor (the "pumpking" or the "pumpkineer") exclusive access to something, e.g. applying patches to a master copy of source (for which the pumpkin is called a "patch pumpkin").

Chip Salzenberg wrote:

David Croy once told me once that at a previous job, there was one tape drive and multiple systems that used it for backups. But instead of some high-tech exclusion software, they used a low-tech method to prevent multiple simultaneous backups: a stuffed pumpkin. No one was allowed to make backups unless they had the "backup pumpkin".
To see a pumpkin in your dream, implies openness and your receptiveness to new ideas and experiences. A pumpkin is also symbolic of the female sexuality. Alternatively, it may relate to the popular fairy tale of Cinderella where a carriage turns back into a pumpkin. In this regard, it may represent some situation in which time is running out.autumn pumpkin, Cucurbita, Cucurbita pepo, genus Cucurbita, pumpkin seed, pumpkin vine, squash, squash vine
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