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Noun: exploding cucumber
  1. Mediterranean vine having oblong fruit that when ripe expels its seeds and juice violently when touched
    - squirting cucumber, touch-me-not, Ecballium elaterium

Derived forms: exploding cucumbers

Type of: gourd, gourd vine

Part of: Ecballium, genus Ecballium

Encyclopedia: Exploding cucumber