Pumpkin: berry powerful

As members of the squash family (sometimes referred to as “winter squash”), pumpkins (Cucurbita pepo) are thought to have originated in North America. The oldest evidence of pumpkin seeds, found in Mexico, dated from 7000–5500 BCE. Pumpkins are not actually a vegetable but are more accurately a type of botanical berry or pepo.

The word “pumpkin” derives from the Greek , which translates to “large melon”. The giant pumpkins () grown

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