Armenian cucumber

noun

Definition of Armenian cucumber

  1. :  a long, slender melon that has a curved or sinuous shape and a thin, typically light green skin and that resembles a cucumber in texture and flavor but is technically a variety (Cucumis melo flexuosus) of the muskmelon Long, light-green and curving Armenian cucumbers come with a pleasing aroma and a mild, almost sweet flavor—they technically are a ribbed melon, but have a hint of cucumber flavor. — Contra Costa Times (California), 4 July 2007 —called also serpent cucumber, snake cucumber, snake gourd, snake melon

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First Known Use of armenian cucumber

1961


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