pumpkin seed


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pumpkin seed the edible seed of a pumpkin
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Native Americans used to use pumpkin seeds for medicine
    • Pumpkin seed (Zoöl) The flattish oval seed of the pumpkin
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In literature:

For stones they used the pumpkin-seeds, which were about the bigness of a large apple.
"Good Stories For Great Holidays" by Frances Jenkins Olcott
And his head ain't all mush and seeds like a pumpkin, if I'm any judge.
"Thankful's Inheritance" by Joseph C. Lincoln
Pumpkins have got quite a footing here, the seeds of which most probably were brought here by the Spaniards.
"Captain Cook's Journal During the First Voyage Round the World" by James Cook
The seed only requires casting into the earth, and soon the ground will be covered with melons and pumpkins.
"By Sheer Pluck" by G. A. Henty
First chop the pumpkin into 3- or 4-inch pieces, remove the seeds, and peel off the skin.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Remove the soft, spongy pulp and seeds of the pumpkin, pare and cut into small pieces.
"Mary at the Farm and Book of Recipes Compiled during Her Visit among the "Pennsylvania Germans"" by Edith M. Thomas
The seeds are not distinguishable from those of the Common Field Pumpkin.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
Take a small pumpkin cut in half, and remove the seeds, scallop the edge.
"365 Luncheon Dishes" by Anonymous
Notice the arrangement of the seeds inside a ripe pumpkin.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
Only mine's a pumpkin-seed.
"Harper's Young People, August 10, 1880" by Various
"Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders" by William A. Alcott
You're apt to be awfully bothered with pumpkin-seeds in summer.
"Winter Fun" by William O. Stoddard
The Sun-fish is the "Sunny" or "Pumpkin-seed" of New York and New England brooks.
"Fast Nine" by Alan Douglas
After a time Hawawk came around, and stood near the houses, and listened, and heard the people cracking the pumpkin seeds inside.
"Aw-Aw-Tam Indian Nights" by J. William Lloyd
In the absence of any better occupation, they are chewing pumpkin-seeds.
"Empires and Emperors of Russia, China, Korea, and Japan" by Péter Vay
In outline it is not unlike a pumpkin-seed, hence one of its popular names.
"Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others" by James Alexander Henshall
Plant beans, pumpkins, and squashes about May 20th, but don't mix the seed.
"The Foolish Almanak" by Anonymous
Remove and throw away the inner pulp and seeds of old squashes and pumpkins.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne
Cut a good deep-colored pumpkin in half, and empty out all the seeds, &c. Then cut it into pieces, and pare them.
"Miss Leslie's New Cookery Book" by Eliza Leslie
Pumpkin seed, life of, 270; structure of, 263.
"Elementary Zoology, Second Edition" by Vernon L. Kellogg

In news:

Roasted Pumpkin or Squash Seeds.
Chocolate-Covered Toffee With Pumpkin Seeds and Sea Salt .
Chocolate-Covered Toffee With Pumpkin Seeds and Sea Salt.
Pumpkin seed oil company in Wisconsin is first in nation.
After orbiting Earth as seeds, space pumpkins keep bearing fruit.
Fall's favorite ingredient even makes an appearance on the menu at downtown's newest restaurant Carmen's Lunch Bar in the form of spiced organic pumpkin seeds.
Oven-Roasted Pumpkin Seeds With Garlic .
Pumpkin seed oil co mpany in Wisconsin is first in nation.
1 cup cleaned raw whole pumpkin seeds.
Sprinkled with fiery chilies, this pumpkin seed mix will warm up a blustery fall day.
Photographed by Fred Conrad Chili-spiced peanuts and pumpkin seeds make a great fall snack.
Plants grown from saved pumpkin seed won't necessarily resemble the variety you want.
Pumpkin seeds from your jack-o'-lantern.
The pumpkin seeds may be replaced with coarsely chopped toasted walnuts.