- belonging to the Cucurbitaceae, the gourd family of plants.
Compare gourd family.
Origin of cucurbitaceous
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Examples from the Web for cucurbitaceous
Two cucurbitaceous fruits are commonly grown in the islands of Bougainville Straits.The Solomon Islands and Their Natives
H. B. (Henry Brougham) Guppy