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cucumber British & World English

A long, green-skinned fruit with watery flesh, usually eaten raw in salads or pickled

sea cucumber British & World English

An echinoderm which has a thick worm-like body with tentacles around the mouth. They typically have rows of tube feet along the body and breathe by means of a respiratory tree

cucumber mosaic British & World English

A virus disease affecting plants of the gourd family, spread by beetles and aphids and causing mottling and stunting

squirting cucumber British & World English

A Mediterranean plant of the gourd family, bearing a small cucumber-like fruit which falls readily when ripe and forcibly expels an irritant pulp containing its seeds

cool as a cucumber British & World English

Untroubled by heat or exertion