cucumber tree

noun

Definition of cucumber tree

: a magnolia (Magnolia acuminata) of the eastern U.S. having fruit resembling a small cucumber

First Known Use of cucumber tree

circa 1782, in the meaning defined above

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“Cucumber tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cucumber%20tree. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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