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Cucumis Anguria
Cucumber Cu"cum*ber (k?`k?m-b?r, formerly kou"k?m-b?r), n.[OE. cucumer, cocumber, cucumber, fr. L. cucmis, gen. cucumeris; cf. OF. cocombre,F. concombre.] (Bot.) A creeping plant, and its fruit, of several species of the genus Cucumis, esp. Cucumis sativus, the unripe fruit of which is eaten either fresh or picked. Also, similar plants or fruits of several other genera. See below. Bitter cucumber (Bot.), the Citrullus or Cucumis Colocynthis. See Colocynth. Cucumber beetle. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A small, black flea-beetle (Crepidodera cucumeris), which destroys the leaves of cucumber, squash, and melon vines. (b) The squash beetle. Cucumber tree. (a) A large ornamental or shade tree of the genus Magnolia (M. acuminata), so called from a slight resemblance of its young fruit to a small cucumber. (b) An East Indian plant (Averrhoa Bilimbi) which produces the fruit known as bilimbi. Jamaica cucumber, Jerusalem cucumber, the prickly-fruited gherkin (Cucumis Anguria). Snake cucumber, a species (Cucumis flexuosus) remarkable for its long, curiously-shaped fruit. Squirting cucumber, a plant (Ecbalium Elaterium) whose small oval fruit separates from the footstalk when ripe and expels its seeds and juice with considerable force through the opening thus made. See Elaterium. Star cucumber, a climbing weed (Sicyos angulatus) with prickly fruit.

Meaning of Anguria from wikipedia

- Cu****is anguria, commonly known as maroon cu****ber, West Indian gherkin, maxixe, burr gherkin, cackrey, and West Indian gourd, is a vine that is indigenous...
- Benincaseae Genus: Citrullus Schrad. ex Eckl. & Zeyh. Species See text Synonyms Anguria Mill. Colocynthis Mill. Pseudocu****is (A.Meeuse) C.Jeffrey Rigocarpus Neck...
- horned melon (Cu****is metuliferus), and the West Indian gherkin (Cu****is anguria). 30 species occur in Africa, and 25 occur in India, Southeast Asia, and...
- ('small pickled cu****ber'). The term is also used in the name for Cu****is anguria, the West Indian gherkin, a closely related species. Burpless cu****bers...
- term "gherkin" is also used in the name West Indian gherkin for Cu****is anguria, a closely related species. West Indian gherkins are also sometimes used...
- field crop and produce small fruits, which are usually pickled Cu****is anguria, commonly known as "bur gherkin" or "West Indian gherkin", usually pickled...
- lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai Synonyms List Anguria citrullus Mill. Citrullus amarus Schrad. Citrullus anguria (Duchesne) H.Hara Citrullus aquosus Schur...
- prophetarum: Cu****is amarus Stocks Cu****is amarus Stocks ex T.Anders. Cu****is anguria Forssk. Cu****is arabicus Del. Cu****is arabicus Del. ex Naud. Cu****is foetidus...
- accepted, alternate representation Voluta anguria Lightfoot, 1786 Melo indica (Gmelin, 1791) Voluta anguria Lightfoot, 1786 Voluta citrina Fischer, 1807...
- cu****ber is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Cu****is anguria, native to Africa and naturalized in many other parts of the world Echinocystis...