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Courgette vs. Cucumber

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Courgettenoun

A particular variety of Cucurbita pepo, a small marrow/squash.

Cucumbernoun

A vine in the gourd family, Cucumis sativus.

Courgettenoun

The edible fruit of this marrow/squash.

Cucumbernoun

The edible fruit of this plant, having a green rind and crisp white flesh.

Courgettenoun

a marrow squash plant whose fruit are eaten when small; - called also zucchini.

Cucumbernoun

A creeping plant, and its fruit, of several species of the genus Cucumis, esp. Cucumis sativus, the unripe fruit of which is eaten either fresh or picked. Also, similar plants or fruits of several other genera. See below.

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Courgettenoun

a small cucumber-shaped vegetable marrow; typically dark green; - called also zucchini.

Cucumbernoun

a melon vine of the genus Cucumis; cultivated from earliest times for its cylindrical green fruit

Courgettenoun

marrow squash plant whose fruit are eaten when small

Cucumbernoun

cylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable; related to melons

Courgettenoun

small cucumber-shaped vegetable marrow; typically dark green

Cucumber

Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) is a widely-cultivated creeping vine plant in the Cucurbitaceae gourd family that bears usually cylindrical fruits, which are used as vegetables. Considered an annual plant, there are three main varieties of cucumber — slicing, pickling, and burpless/seedless — within which several cultivars have been created.

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