cucumber

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cucumbers

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From Old French cocombre (French concombre), from Latin cucumis, whose ablative singular is cucumere. Probably of Pre-Italic origin.

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cucumber (plural cucumbers)

  1. (botany) A vine in the gourd family, Cucumis sativus.
  2. The edible fruit of this plant, having a green rind and crisp white flesh.

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