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Definition of Cucumis sativus
Cucumis sativusCucumber 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
(b) The squash beetle.
(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
Meaning of Cucumis sativus from wikipedia
- Cu****ber (Cu****is sativus
) is a widely-cultivated creeping
in the Cucurbitaceae family
that bears usually cylindrical
is a genus
of twining, tendril-bearing plants
in the family Cucurbitaceae which includes
the cu****ber (Cu****is sativus
- and related
to the common
cu****ber (C. sativus
) and its cultivars
as gherkins. Cu****is anguria
is a thinly
- sativa, sweet
chestnut. Crocus sativus
, the saffron
crocus. Cu****is sativus
, the cu****ber. Daucus carota
, the carrot, a plant
of the genus Cu****is
and has been successfully hybridized
with Cu****is sativus
a disease-resistant cu****ber plant. "Cu****is Hystrix
- Isoptericola cu****is
is a Gram-positive and aerobic bacterium
from the genus
of Isoptericola which
has been isolated
from a cu****ber (Cu****is sativus
) in Auburn...
- lycopersi**** fruits South America
tomato, see list of tomato cultivars
182.2 Cu****is sativus fruits Southern
Asia cu****ber, see list of cu****ber varieties
melo, also known
as melon, is a species
that has been developed
into many cultivated
varieties. The fruit
is a pepo. The flesh
- plant species native
Asia Cu****is sativus
, the cu****ber, a widely cultivated plant species Sativus
(disambiguation) This disambiguation
- these varieties
of Cu****is sativus which
are typically grown
as a field
crop and produce small
are usually pickled Cu****is
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