Cucumber - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkjuːkʌmbər|  American pronunciation of the word cucumber
Brit.  |ˈkjuːkʌmbə|  British pronunciation of the word cucumber

noun

- a melon vine of the genus Cucumis; cultivated from earliest times for its cylindrical green fruit
- cylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable; related to melons (syn: cuke)

Examples

the bumpy skin of a cucumber

I hope these aren't cucumber sandwiches. Cucumber always repeats.

She looks efficient and as cool as a cucumber.

Word forms

noun
singular: cucumber
plural: cucumbers
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