- gerkin (chiefly archaic)
From earlier Dutch gurken (“small pickled cucumber”), shortened form of Saterland Frisian augurk, perhaps from Byzantine Greek ἀγγούριον (angoúrion, “cucumber”), equivalent to gher + -kin, or alternatively as plural gherk + -en.
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɡɝkɪn/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɡɜːkɪn/
- Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)kɪn
- Hyphenation: gher‧kin
gherkin (plural gherkins)