Cornichon

[ kawr-ni-shon ]
/ ˈkɔr nɪˌʃɒn /

noun

a black vinifera grape grown for table use.
the vine itself.
(lowercase) a cucumber pickle; gherkin.

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Origin of Cornichon

1965–70; <French: literally, little horn, equivalent to cornehorn + -ichon diminutive suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for Cornichon

cornichon
/ (ˈkɔːnɪˌʃɒn) /

noun

a type of small gherkin

Word Origin for cornichon

French: gherkin
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