What does cucumber mean?

Definitions for cucumber
ˈkyu kʌm bərcu·cum·ber

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cucumber, cucumber vine, Cucumis sativus(noun)

    a melon vine of the genus Cucumis; cultivated from earliest times for its cylindrical green fruit

  2. cucumber, cuke(noun)

    cylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable; related to melons


  1. cucumber(Noun)

    A vine in the gourd family, Cucumis sativus.

    Etymology: From cucumis, whose ablative singular is cucumere. Probably of Pre-Italic origin.

  2. cucumber(Noun)

    The edible fruit of this plant, having a green rind and crisp white flesh.

    Etymology: From cucumis, whose ablative singular is cucumere. Probably of Pre-Italic origin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cucumber(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [OE. cucumer, cocumber, cucumber, fr. L. cucmis, gen.cucumeris; cf. OF. cocombre,F. concombre.]


  1. Cucumber

    The cucumber is a widely cultivated plant in the gourd family Cucurbitaceae. It is a creeping vine which bears cylindrical edible fruit when ripe. There are three main varieties of cucumber: "slicing", "pickling", and "burpless". Within these varieties, several different cultivars have emerged. The cucumber is originally from Indian subcontinent but is now grown on most continents. Many different varieties are traded on the global market.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cucumber

    kū′kum-bėr, n. a creeping plant, with heart-shaped leaves, rough with bristly hairs, and large oblong fruit used as a salad and pickle—a native of southern Asia.—adj. Cucum′iform. [L. cucumis, cucumeris.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cucumber in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cucumber in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of cucumber in a Sentence

  1. Gladys Fernandez:

    In Malaysia, the best is nasi lemak, rice cooked with coconut milk accompanied with red hot spicy sauce and fried anchovies with peanuts and cucumber and boiled eggs. It is usually for breakfast. A complete meal.

  2. Jeffrey Thompson:

    We carried out a number of analyses to work out whether Sollasina was more closely related to sea cucumbers or sea urchins, to our surprise, the results suggest it was an ancient sea cucumber. This helps us understand the changes that occurred during the early evolution of the group, which ultimately gave rise to the slug-like forms we see today.

  3. Jim Saulnier:

    That alone increased my cost per cucumber.

  4. Viktor Orban:

    We know well that the future is not defined by the curvature of the cucumber but by the bearing of the European man, we are part of Europe and want to shape its future together with the other nations.

  5. Ishea Brown:

    We're going to do cucumber sandwiches to be traditional, but we'll also have fried chicken sandwiches, we know that his favorite stuff is bacon and pizza, so we may have a breakfast pizza.

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