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Word Example of - cucumber

Example Sentences for cucumber

Study the flowers of the cucumber and compare them with those of the pumpkin.

Took some dinner but found nothing good but some cucumber and onion.

Put the catsup in bottles, with large mouths; as the cucumber settles, and is hard to get out.

I followed her example, and found the cucumber very refreshing.

We will suppose these plants to have been raised in a Cucumber frame from seeds sown in April.

"That's a privilege of birth," the Cucumber said to herself.

Or, use celery with improved mayonnaise dressing, in place of cucumber and onion, with border of nuts.

Re-warm the cucumber by placing it in the oven, pour the sauce over, and serve.

"Welly good" he told us it was; and very good he seemed to be making it, as he added slice after slice of cucumber to the mixture.

I was never more astonished in my life, but he was as cool as a cucumber.

Word Origin & History of - cucumber

    Word Origin & History

    cucumber late 14c., from O.Fr. cocombre, from L. cucumis (acc. cucumerem), perhaps from a pre-Italic Mediterranean language. Replaced O.E. eorþæppla (pl.), lit. "earth-apples." Cowcumber was common form 17c.-18c., and that pronunciation lingered into 19c. Planted as a garden vegetable by 1609 by Jamestown colonists. Phrase cool as a cucumber (c.1732) embodies ancient folk knowledge confirmed by science in 1970: inside of a field cucumber on a warm day is 20 degrees cooler than the air temperature.

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