Cucumis

noun
Cu·​cu·​mis | \ ˈkyük(y)əmə̇s \

Definition of Cucumis

: 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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History and Etymology for Cucumis

New Latin, from Latin, cucumber

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“Cucumis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cucumis. Accessed 6 Aug. 2021.

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