cucumber

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cucumbers

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English cucumber, from Old French cocombre, ultimately from Latin cucumis, cucumerem (possibly through an Old Occitan intermediate). Probably of Pre-Italic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkjuːˌkʌmbəɹ/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkjuːˌkʌmbə/
  • (obsolete) IPA(key): /ˈkaʊˌkʌmbəɹ/
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Noun[edit]

cucumber (plural cucumbers)

  1. 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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