Sicyos

noun
Sic·y·os | \ˈsisēəs, -ikē-, -ēˌäs\

Definition of Sicyos 

: 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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History and Etymology for Sicyos

New Latin, from Greek sikyos cucumber

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