cucumber

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  • noun

Synonyms for cucumber

a melon vine of the genus Cucumis

cylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable

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That day the floor was covered with garden things, drying for winter; corn and beans and fat yellow cucumbers.
It consists of a stuffed cucumber, and the stuffing is to be made of these pearls.
I tell you," cried the American in the utmost excitement, "I was as cool as a cucumber.
The count walked up and down the hall in his dressing gown, giving orders to the club steward and to the famous Feoktist, the Club's head cook, about asparagus, fresh cucumbers, strawberries, veal, and fish for this dinner.
It was by the same method that men, aping her, bred race-horses and cucumbers.
Do you mind the night I et the cucumbers and milk to make me dream?
But when he began to throw his cucumbers over our wall--'
I may instance asparagus, kidney beans, cucumbers, rhubarb, apples, pears, figs, peaches, apricots, grapes, olives, gooseberries, currants, hops, gorse for fences, and English oaks; also many kinds of flowers.
brandy for your master and cucumbers," he shouted, obviously taking pleasure in the sound of his own voice.
Why, the Silvas, the whole tribe of 'em, works a hundred acres in peas, eighty in tomatoes, thirty in asparagus, ten in pie-plant, forty in cucumbers, an'--oh, stacks of other things.
mushrooms and cucumbers, of course, you must not give him; he'd better not have meat either, and .
BUT round the end of a cucumber frame, whom should he meet but Mr.
These two girls had been above an hour in the place, happily employed in visiting an opposite milliner, watching the sentinel on guard, and dressing a salad and cucumber.
The point, that he had eaten cucumber for supper, was divulged in the last line and was greeted with laughter, a little forced because everyone knew the poem well, but loud and long.
It always kind of gives me a thrill to see them ugly white grubs that spade up in the cucumber beds.