Cucumber

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Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) is a widely cultivated plant in the gourd family, Cucurbitaceae.wikipedia
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Cucurbitaceae

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Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) is a widely cultivated plant in the gourd family, Cucurbitaceae.
Cucumis – cucumber (C. sativus), various melons

Gourd

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Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) is a widely cultivated plant in the gourd family, Cucurbitaceae.
Gourd is occasionally used to describe crop plants in the family Cucurbitaceae, like pumpkins, cucumbers, squash, luffa, and melons.

Berry (botany)

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Botanically speaking, the cucumber is classified as a pepo, a type of botanical berry with a hard outer rind and no internal divisions.
Berries so defined include grapes, currants, and tomatoes, as well as cucumbers, eggplants (aubergines) and bananas, but exclude certain fruits commonly called berries, such as strawberries and raspberries.

Vine

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It is a creeping vine that bears cucumiform fruits that are used as vegetables.
The term "vine" also applies to cucurbitaceae like cucumbers where botanists refer to creeping vines; in commercial agriculture the natural tendency of coiling tendrils to attach themselves to pre-existing structures or espaliers is optimized by the installation of trellis netting.

Cucumis anguria

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The term, West Indian gherkin, has been applied to Cucumis anguria L., a related species of Cucumis sativus, the most common cucumber plant.
It is similar and related to the common cucumber (C. sativus) and its cultivars are known as gherkins.

Vegetable

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It is a creeping vine that bears cucumiform fruits that are used as vegetables.

Armenian cucumber

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* Armenian cucumbers (also known as yard long cucumbers) are fruits produced by the plant Cucumis melo var.
flexuosus''', is a type of long, slender fruit which tastes like a cucumber and looks somewhat like a cucumber inside.

Parthenocarpy

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A few cultivars of cucumber are parthenocarpic, the blossoms creating seedless fruit without pollination.
In some plants, pollination or another stimulation is required for parthenocarpy, termed stimulative parthenocarpy. Plants that do not require pollination or other stimulation to produce parthenocarpic fruit have vegetative parthenocarpy. Seedless cucumbers are an example of vegetative parthenocarpy, seedfull watermelon is an example of stenospermocarpy.As they are immature seeds.(aborted ones)

Chutney

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Dosakai is a yellow cucumber available in parts of India. These fruits are generally spherical in shape. It is commonly cooked as curry, added in sambar or soup, daal and also in making dosa-aavakaaya (Indian pickle) and chutney; it is also grown and available through farms in Central California.
Chutney is a sauce or a dry base for a sauce, originating from the Indian subcontinent, used with the cuisines of the Indian subcontinent, that can include such forms as a spicy coconut dip, a tomato relish, a ground peanut garnish or a dahi (yogurt), cucumber, and mint dip.

Pickling

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Those cucumbers intended for pickling, called picklers, grow to about 7 to 10 cm long and 2.5 cm wide.
Japanese tsukemono (pickled foods) include takuan (daikon), umeboshi (ume plum), gari & beni shōga (ginger), turnip, cucumber, and Chinese cabbage.

Cucurbitacin

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The slightly bitter taste of cucumber rind results from cucurbitacins.
Cucurbitacins may be a taste deterrent in plants foraged by some animals and in some edible plants preferred by humans, like cucumbers.

Pollination

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A few cultivars of cucumber are parthenocarpic, the blossoms creating seedless fruit without pollination.
In America, bees are brought to commercial plantings of cucumbers, squash, melons, strawberries, and many other crops.

Pickled cucumber

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There are three main varieties of cucumber: slicing, pickling, and seedless.
A pickled cucumber (commonly known as a pickle in the United States and Canada and a gherkin in Britain, Ireland, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand) is a cucumber that has been pickled in a brine, vinegar, or other solution and left to ferment for a period of time, by either immersing the cucumbers in an acidic solution or through souring by lacto-fermentation.

Cucumber sandwich

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Cucumber sandwich
The traditional cucumber sandwich is composed of paper-thin slices of cucumber placed between two thin slices of crustless, lightly buttered bread.

Cucumber juice

Cucumber juice
Cucumber juice is the juice derived from cucumbers produced by squeezing or pressing it. Cucumbers are 98% water.

Cucumber cake

Cucumber cake
Cucumber cake is a cake prepared using cucumber as a primary ingredient.

2-Nonenal

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Depending on variety, cucumbers may have a mild melon aroma and flavor, in part resulting from unsaturated aldehydes, such as (E,Z)-nona-2,6-dienal, and the cis- and trans- isomers of 2-nonenal.
The odor of this substance is perceived as orris, fat and cucumber.

Cucumber raita

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Cucumber raita
It is made by mixing together freshly chopped cucumber, green chillies, and dahi (yogurt), and optionally finely chopped tomato and onion.

Cucumber soup

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Cucumber soup
Cucumber soup is also any soup using cucumbers as a primary ingredient, and is present in various cuisines.

Cucumber blessing

Cucumber blessing
In a cucumber blessing meeting, the priest and believers together pray that they can pass the season of hot summer in good health like fresh cucumbers.

Echinocystis

In North America, the term "wild cucumber" refers to plants in the genera Echinocystis and Marah, but these are not closely related.

Marah (plant)

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In North America, the term "wild cucumber" refers to plants in the genera Echinocystis and Marah, but these are not closely related.

South Asia

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The cucumber is originally from South Asia, but now grows on most continents.

Continent

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The cucumber is originally from South Asia, but now grows on most continents.

Market (economics)

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Many different types of cucumber are traded on the global market.