Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Cucurbitaceae — the gourds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the type genus of the Cucurbitaceae.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of plants, natural order Cucurbitaceæ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. type genus of the Cucurbitaceae

Etymologies

From Latin cucurbita ("gourd") (Wiktionary)

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