squirting cucumber

noun

Definition of squirting cucumber

: a Mediterranean plant (Ecballium elaterium) of the gourd family with oblong fruit that bursts from the peduncle when ripe and forcibly ejects the seeds

First Known Use of squirting cucumber

1802, in the meaning defined above

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