Cucurbitaceae

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Cucurbita +‎ -aceae

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Cucurbitaceae

  1. A taxonomic family within the order Cucurbitales — any of various plants, including the cucumber, melons, gourds, squashes, and loofa, generally being creeping vines with tendrils and fruit developing from a three-part inferior ovary with many seeds attached to the outer edge of the three walls or spiraling outward therefrom.

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