noun Cu·cu·mis \ˈkyük(y)əmə̇s\

Definition of Cucumis

  1. :  a genus of plants (family Cucurbitaceae) that are native to the warmer parts of the world, that include the cucumbers and muskmelons, and that have small sepals and a corolla with five petals

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Origin and Etymology of cucumis

New Latin, from Latin, cucumber — more at cucumber

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a brief usually trivial fact

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