cuke

noun
\ ˈkyük How to pronounce cuke (audio) \

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Just like tomatoes, pumpkins, and avocados, cukes count as vegetables in terms of supermarket organization, but not in the world of science. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "Cucumber Are Fruits — Not Vegetables — And This Changes Everything," 10 Dec. 2018 Some people harvest their cukes by turning the fruit parallel to the vine with a quick snap. The Editors Of Organic Life, Good Housekeeping, "Everything You Need To Know About Growing Crisp Cucumbers," 19 May 2017 Snack on cukes with some tzatziki or hummus, or whip up this gorgeous Spiralized Cucumber Apple Salad. NBC News, "8 summer superfoods to eat after a tough workout," 11 July 2018 These cukes are the most widely-pickled variety of cucumbers. Alex Delany, Bon Appetit, "A Definitive Ranking of Grocery Store Cucumbers," 9 Apr. 2018 Among the early-season treasures here are radishes and multiple varieties of lettuce from Harvest Point Farm, blue oyster mushrooms from Northern Fungi, and greenhouse cukes and tomatoes from Pam's Veggies. Donna Freedman, Anchorage Daily News, "Early spring greens and herbs – plus tomatoes, cukes and colorful chard – await you at local markets," 5 June 2018 Once a bit of liquid has drained, pour it out, then transfer the cukes and radishes from the colander to the bowl. Amiel Stanek, Bon Appetit, "A $50 (Kinda) Brunch You Can Make Even When You’re Extremely Hungover," 24 May 2018 Grow space-hungry vining crops—such as tomatoes, pole beans, peas, squash, melons, cukes, and so on—straight up, supported by trellises, fences, cages, or stakes. The Editors Of Organic Life, Good Housekeeping, "7 Secrets For A High-Yield Vegetable Garden, Even When You're Tight On Space," 19 Jan. 2017 According to the Facebook post, people can come help distribute the cukes, or come and get them, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at 2275 Manchester Road Northwest, North Lawrence, Ohio. Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati.com, "Need cucumbers? Ohio company giving away TONS of them," 9 May 2018

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1903, in the meaning defined above

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