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Definition of Cucumis sativus

Cucumis sativus
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 Cucumis sativus from wikipedia

- Cu****ber (Cu****is sativus) is a widely-cultivated creeping vine plant in the Cucurbitaceae family that bears usually cylindrical fruits, which are used...
- Cu****is is a genus of twining, tendril-bearing plants in the family Cucurbitaceae which includes the cu****ber (Cu****is sativus), muskmelons (Cu****is melo...
- and related to the common cu****ber (C. sativus) and its cultivars are known as gherkins.[citation needed] Cu****is anguria is a thinly stemmed, herbaceous...
- sativa, sweet chestnut. Crocus sativus, the saffron crocus. Cu****is sativus, the cu****ber. Daucus carota subsp. sativus, the carrot, a plant species. Eruca...
- members of the genus Cu****is and has been successfully hybridized with Cu****is sativus to create a disease-resistant cu****ber plant. "Cu****is Hystrix chakrav...
- 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 75.2...
- Cu****is melo, also known as melon, is a species of Cu****is that has been developed into many cultivated varieties. The fruit is a pepo. The flesh is either...
- plant species native to Southwest Asia Cu****is sativus, the cu****ber, a widely cultivated plant species Sativus (disambiguation) This disambiguation page...
- these varieties of Cu****is sativus which are typically grown as a field crop and produce small fruits, which are usually pickled Cu****is anguria, commonly...