cucurbit

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

cu·cur·bit

noun \kyü-ˈkər-bət\

Definition of CUCURBIT

1
:  a vessel or flask for distillation used with or forming part of an alembic
2
:  a plant of the gourd family

Origin of CUCURBIT

Middle English cucurbite, from Anglo-French, from Latin cucurbita gourd
First Known Use: 14th century

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