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Noun: cucumber  kyoo-kúm-bu(r)
  1. A melon vine of the genus Cucumis; cultivated from earliest times for its cylindrical green fruit
    - cucumber vine, Cucumis sativus
  2. Cylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable; related to melons
    - cuke

Derived forms: cucumbers

Type of: melon, melon vine, veg [Brit, informal], vegetable, veggie [informal]

Part of: Cucumis, genus Cucumis

Encyclopedia: Cucumber, West Virginia