Definitions of cucumber

  1. a melon vine of the genus Cucumis; cultivated from earliest times for its cylindrical green fruit Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A creeping plant with an edible fruit. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. 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.
  4. A vine allied to the melon kind, with oblong fruit. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.

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Usage examples for cucumber

  1. He will keep chickens, and perhaps there will be a cucumber frame between the peas and the vegetable patch, and he will do a little gardening when the weather is fine, and smoke, and read the shipping news. – An Ocean Tramp by William McFee
  2. For the present, Scott seemed to be particularly attracted to the cucumber frames. – The Manor House School by Angela Brazil