from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a natural family of plants including the cucumber; melon; squash; and pumpkin.

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

  • n. a family of herbaceous vines (such as cucumber or melon or squash or pumpkin)


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