cucumber means: Cucumis sativus is a variety of creeping plants that produce edible fleshy fruits. Most have dark green skin, creamy white flesh and pale green flesh. It can be used for pickling or slicing. (in Cooking Dictionary)
What else does cucumber mean?
- An annual that can be tendedril-bearing and climbing, or spreading plant (Cucumis sativus) It is widely grown for its cylindrical edible fruit, which has a crisp white flesh and green rind. (in Merlin Dictionary)
- This plant produces the fruit, which can be harvested as soon as it is mature and consumed fresh or picked. (in Merlin Dictionary)
- One of many related plants or closely related plants such as the bur cucumber and the squirting cucurbit. (in Merlin Dictionary)