Meaning of pompion in English:

pompion

(also pumpion, pumpin)

noun

  • 1rare Pumpkin.

  • 2rare, derogatory A fat man. archaic in later use.

Origin

Early 16th century; earliest use found in The Grete Herball. From Middle French, French †pompon a kind of pumpkin or melon, shaddock from (with nasal infix) Italian (originally and chiefly regional: Tuscany) popone from classical Latin pepōn-, pepō.

Pronunciation

pompion

/ˈpɒmpɪən/