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cucurbitaceous

[ kyoo-kur-bi-tey-shuhs ]
/ kyuˌkɜr bɪˈteɪ ʃəs /
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adjective
belonging to the Cucurbitaceae, the gourd family of plants.
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Origin of cucurbitaceous

1850–55; <New Latin Cucurbitace(ae) (see cucurbit, -aceae) + -ous
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