HyperDic: genus_cucurbita

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Cucurbita:
NOUNplantgenus Cucurbita, Cucurbitatype genus of the Cucurbitaceae
English > genus Cucurbita: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningtype genus of the Cucurbitaceae.
SynonymCucurbita
Member ofCucurbitaceae, family Cucurbitaceae, gourd familyA family of herbaceous vines (such as cucumber or melon or squash or pumpkin)
Membersbuttercup squashplant bearing somewhat drum-shaped fruit having dark green rind with greyish markings
hubbard squash, Cucurbita maximaAny of several winter squash plants producing large greyish-green football-shaped fruit with a rough warty rind
prairie gourd, prairie gourd vine, Missouri gourd, wild pumpkin, buffalo gourd, calabazilla, Cucurbita foetidissimaperennial vine of dry parts of central and southwestern United States and Mexico having small hard mottled green inedible fruit
pumpkin, pumpkin vine, autumn pumpkin, Cucurbita pepoA coarse vine widely cultivated for its large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds
squash, squash vineAny of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
summer squash, summer squash vine, Cucurbita pepo melopepoAny of various usually bushy plants producing fruit that is eaten while immature and before the rind or seeds harden
turban squash, Cucurbita maxima turbaniformissquash plants bearing hard-shelled fruit shaped somewhat like a turban with a rounded central portion protruding from the end opposite the stem
winter squash, winter squash plantAny of various plants of the species Cucurbita ... / Cucurbita maxima and Cucurbita moschata producing squashes that have hard rinds and mature in the fall
Partscushaw, Cucurbita mixta, Cucurbita argyrospermaplant bearing squash having globose to ovoid fruit with variously striped grey and green and white warty rinds
Broaderdicot genus, magnoliopsid genusgenus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Spanishcucurbita, cucúrbita, género cucúrbita, genus cucurbita
Catalancucurbita, Cucurbita, genus cucurbita

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