Definitions of cucumber

  1. a melon vine of the genus Cucumis; cultivated from earliest times for its cylindrical green fruit Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. cylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable; related to melons Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. A creeping plant, and its fruit, of several species of the genus Cucumis, esp. Cucumis sativus, the unripe fruit of which is eaten either fresh or picked. Also, similar plants or fruits of several other genera. See below. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. A creeping annual plant species of the CUCURBITACEAE family. It has a rough succulent, trailing stem and hairy leaves with three to five pointed lobes. Medical Dictionary DB
  5. A creeping plant with an edible fruit. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. The edible fleshy fruit of Cucumis sativus and other species of Cucumis. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  7. A creeping plant, with large oblong fruit used as a salad and pickle. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. A vine allied to the melon kind, with oblong fruit. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. The oblong fruit of a creeping plant of the gourd family; also, the plant. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. The name of a plant and its fruit, extensively used as a pickle and salad. Cucumber-tree, Magnolia acuminata. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. The fruit of a trailing plant of a long round shape, used as a pickle and salad. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. k[=u]'kum-b[.e]r, n. a creeping plant, with heart-shaped leaves, rough with bristly hairs, and large oblong fruit used as a salad and pickle--a native of southern Asia.--adj. CUCUM'IFORM. [L. cucumis, cucumeris.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  13. Cucumis sativus- c. Asses, Momordica elaterium- c. Indian Medeola Virginica- c. Squirting or wild, Momordica elaterium- c. Star, one-seeded, Sycios angulatus- c. Tree, Magnolia acuminata. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  14. (Creeping plant with) long fleshy fruit eaten in thin slices as salad; cool as a c., quite cool, self-possessed. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  15. n. [Latin] A well-known plant and its fruit, used as a salad and for pickling. Cabinet Dictionary
  16. The name of a plant, and fruit of that plant. Complete Dictionary

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