cuke


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cuke

 (kyo͞ok)
n. Informal
A cucumber.

cuke

(kjuːk)
n
(Plants) informal a cucumber

cuke

(kyuk)

n. Informal.
cucumber.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cuke - cylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetablecuke - cylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable; related to melons
veg, vegetable, veggie - edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
gherkin - small prickly cucumber
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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The tasty salad tossed fresh greens, cheddar, hearts of palm, bacon tidbits, cuke, tomato and red onion in a creamy vinaigrette and was more than I could possibly manage.
Seventy percent of gardeners who'd tried companion planting said this method works for controlling cuke beetles, and 64 percent of people who'd tried yellow sticky traps reported these work.
But the tomato's spot did end up shadier than I thought, and the cuke had no similar problem, producing much earlier than expected and more than I could eat.
After a few days of bee visits, many gardeners go out in the cool of the morning, handpick any cuke beetles they find, and put the row covers back on--an excellent way to avoid the heartbreak of wilted plants holding rubbery cukes that will never become pickles.
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