• WordNet 3.6
    • n Cucurbitaceae a family of herbaceous vines (such as cucumber or melon or squash or pumpkin)
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In literature:

Cucurbitaceae, Dr. Wight on.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
In woods Cucurbitacea cessifolia, Ajugae sp., Polygonum rheoides.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
We don't want authorities on the Cucurbitaceae, but well-informed citizens.
"Post-Prandial Philosophy" by Grant Allen
Cucurbitaceae (flowers racemosa, male) 11.
"Southern Arabia" by Theodore Bent
CARPELS, variation of, in cultivated cucurbitaceae, i.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
Stamens 3; climbing vines =CUCURBITACEAE=, p. 112.
"The Plants of Michigan" by Henry Allan Gleason
The plant, which is a member of the natural order Cucurbitaceae, resembles the vegetable marrow in its growth.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 2" by Various

In news:

Cucumbers are members of the Cucurbitaceae family, as are watermelons, pumpkins and squash.
Not at all, but it is a marvelous member of the melon family (or "Cucurbitaceae").
The squash family, Cucurbitaceae, includes pumpkins, summer squash and winter squash.