cucumber : Definition, Usages, News and More

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kyooh kuhm ber

  • n  a melon vine of the genus Cucumis; cultivated from earliest times for its cylindrical green fruit
  • n  cylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable; related to melons

  • His other offerings include bitter melon, prunes, pickled baby cucumber, cabbage, and much more.
  • The Moscow managers have imported potato and cucumber seeds from the Netherlands and have trained Soviet farmers to harvest and pack the produce without bruising it.
  • Mine is that airline ad: the snack served by an obsequious wench to a young couple, she eyeing ecstatically the cucumber canape, he admiring wistfully the hostess.
News & Articles

  • Carolina Forest science teacher to get hands-on experience on ocean expedition
    Aundrea Rue’s passion for the ocean was ignited when a sea cucumber threw up in her hand.
    June 17, 2013 - The Myrtle Beach Sun News
  • Better than bulgur? Quinoa takes turn in tabbouleh
    Though everyone seems to have a different way of spelling tabbouleh — toubouleh? tabouli? — more and more people do seem to agree that this delicious Middle Eastern salad of bulgur wheat tossed with cucumbers, tomatoes, herbs, olive oil and lemon juice is delicious. It helps that it's also healthy and quick to prepare.
    June 17, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Israeli Salad
    Chef Joshua Rosenbaum with Johnson and Wales University shows how to make a fresh Israeli salad with Roma tomatoes, cucumber, onion and parsley.
    June 16, 2013 - News 14 Carolina

  • Mariann Fischer Boel in Sofia Echo
    July 1 marks the return to our shelves of the curved cucumber and the knobbly carrot,said Mariann Fischer Boel, Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development.
  • Joe Torre in Los Angeles Dodgers
    He's really growing up,Dodgers manager Joe Torre said. "We haven't put wins back-to-back, and he's pitched in games that have been must-win situations as tonight was, and he's out there cool as a cucumber. Right from the first pitch he...
  • Antonio Villaraigosa in New York Times
    He was incredible,Mr. Villaraigosa said. "He walked off the plane with a big smile on his face, just cool as a cucumber. He joked that he was sorry he put the plane down six inches off the center line."

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