Recent Examples of cucurbit from the Web
This includes veggies in the Cucurbitaceae family also called cucurbits or gourds (see gallery of family members below), which contain a class of poisons called cucurbitacins.
This year marks the 13th annual Great Pumpkin Beer Festival, a Seattle tradition to celebrate autumn’s favorite cucurbit.
Like all cucurbits, the female melon blossom appears to have a small fruit at the stem end of the bloom; male blossoms, which produce the pollen, do not.
Messenger has performed well on cucurbits, potatoes, strawberries and tobacco, but not as well on cherries, apples and grapes.
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Origin and Etymology of cucurbit
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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