Definition of cucurbit
1 : a vessel or flask for distillation used with or forming part of an alembic
2 : a plant of the gourd family
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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
Middle English cucurbite, from Anglo-French, from Latin cucurbita gourd
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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