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cucurbitaceous

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or having the characters of the Cucurbitaceæ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a family of plants of which the cucumber, melon, and gourd are common examples.

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  • adjective Pertaining to the gourd family, including cucumbers, pumpkins etc.

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

  • adjective of or relating to plants of the family Cucurbitaceae

Etymologies

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From Latin cucurbita ("gourd").

Examples

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  • cucurbitaceous - resembling a cucumber or a squash

    February 28, 2009

  • "simply gourdous!"? as Billy Crystal might say.

    January 11, 2013