noun Sic·y·os \ˈsisēəs, -ikē-, -ēˌäs\

Definition of Sicyos

  1. :  a genus of annual herbaceous vines (family Cucurbitaceae) found in the New World and Australasia with branched tendrils, angled or lobed leaves, small greenish white monoecious flowers, and spiny indehiscent fruit

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Origin and Etymology of sicyos

New Latin, from Greek sikyos cucumber — more at cucumber

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