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Noun1.Cucumis - cucumbersCucumis - cucumbers; muskmelons    
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Cucurbitaceae, family Cucurbitaceae, gourd family - a family of herbaceous vines (such as cucumber or melon or squash or pumpkin)
Cucumis melo, muskmelon, sweet melon, sweet melon vine - any of several varieties of vine whose fruit has a netted rind and edible flesh and a musky smell
cucumber, cucumber vine, Cucumis sativus - a melon vine of the genus Cucumis; cultivated from earliest times for its cylindrical green fruit
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Melon (Cucumis melo L.), which belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family, is one of the important vegetables because of a rapid increase in its production and nutrient value.
Effect of zinc on growth, flowering and yield of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.).
Cucumbers are scientifically known as Cucumis sativus and belong to the same botanical family as melons (including watermelon and cantaloupe) and squashes (including summer squash, winter squash, zucchini, and pumpkin).
Yes, a whole seven days of the whole nation eating nothing but Lactuca sativa, Raphanus sativa, Cucumis sativus (sativus, sativa just mean 'cultivated') and Solanum lycopersicum - now there's a mouth full!
Sow muskmelons, honeydew and other Cucumis melo varieties in prepared beds or hills after your last frost has passed, or sow seeds indoors under fluorescent light and set the seedlings out after about three weeks.
Life tables of Tetranychus cinnabarinus (Acari: Tetranychidae) on three varieties of muskmelon, Cucumis melo
Washington, July 20 (ANI): Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) and honeydew melon (C.