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cucumber

noun cu·cum·ber \ˈkyü-(ˌ)kəm-bər\

Definition of CUCUMBER

:  the fruit of a vine (Cucumis sativus) of the gourd family cultivated as a garden vegetable; also :  this vine

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Origin of CUCUMBER

Middle English, from Anglo-French cucumbre, from Latin cucumer-, cucumis
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

cucumber

noun cu·cum·ber \ˈkyü-(ˌ)kəm-bər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CUCUMBER

:  the fruit of a vine (Cucumis sativus) of the gourd family that is cultivated as a garden vegetable and that has diuretic seeds; also :  this vine

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