noun cu·cur·bit \kyü-ˈkər-bət\

Definition of cucurbit

  1. 1 :  a vessel or flask for distillation used with or forming part of an alembic

  2. 2 :  a plant of the gourd family

Origin and Etymology of cucurbit

Middle English cucurbite, from Anglo-French, from Latin cucurbita gourd

First Known Use: 14th century

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