Indian cucumber

noun
variants: or Indian cucumber root

Definition of Indian cucumber

: a small American herb (Medeola virginiana) of the lily family with a white succulent rootstock and with leaves in two whorls of which the upper whorl subtends an umbel of small greenish yellow flowers

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“Indian cucumber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Indian%20cucumber. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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