la pepita
-the nugget
See the entry for pepita.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (mining)
a. nugget
Encontré una pepita de oro en el arroyo usando la batea.I found a gold nugget in the creek using my pan.
2. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. pumpkin seed
Coloca las pepitas en una bandeja y cocínalas en el horno por 45 minutos.Place the pumpkin seeds on a sheet and roast them in the oven for 45 minutes.
3. (botany)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. pumpkin seed
Planté ocho pepitas, pero solamente creció una calabaza.I planted eight pumpkin seeds, but only one of them grew.
4. (botany)
a. seed
Pela el pepino y quítale las pepitas.Peel the cucumber and remove the seeds.
b. pip (in fruits)
¡No escupas las pepitas de naranja en el piso!Don't spit orange pips on the floor!
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de fruta)
a. pip
2. (de oro)
a. nugget
1 (Vet) pip
no tener pepita en la lengua to be outspoken; not to mince one's words
2 (Botánica) pip
3 (Minería) nugget
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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