Associations to the word «Cucumber»

Pictures for the word «Cucumber»


CUCUMBER, noun. A vine in the gourd family, Cucumis sativus.
CUCUMBER, noun. The edible fruit of this plant, having a green rind and crisp white flesh.
CUCUMBER BEETLE, noun. A chrysomelid beetle of the genus Diabrotica or the genus Acalymma, often found on the leaves and flowers of cucurbits.
CUCUMBER BEETLES, noun. Plural of cucumber beetle
CUCUMBER FISH, noun. A particular fish of Australia, Paraulopus nigripinnis.
CUCUMBER TIME, noun. (UK) (historical) A period of the year when there was little work for tailors.
CUCUMBER TIMES, noun. Plural of cucumber time
CUCUMBER TREE, noun. Any of several species of trees with cucumber-like fruit.
CUCUMBER TREE, noun. Averrhoa bilimbi, native to South-east Asia.
CUCUMBER TREE, noun. Dendrosicyos socotrana, native to Socotra.
CUCUMBER TREE, noun. Kigelia africana, native to tropical Africa.
CUCUMBER TREE, noun. Magnolia acuminata, native to the northeastern United States.

Dictionary definition

CUCUMBER, noun. A melon vine of the genus Cucumis; cultivated from earliest times for its cylindrical green fruit.
CUCUMBER, noun. Cylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable; related to melons.

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