Gherkins vs Cucumber - What's the difference?

gherkins | cucumber |


As nouns the difference between gherkins and cucumber

is that gherkins is while cucumber is a vine in the gourd family, cucumis sativus .

gherkins

English

Noun

(head)
  • cucumber

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A vine in the gourd family, Cucumis sativus .
  • The edible fruit of this plant, having a green rind and crisp white flesh.
  • Synonyms

    * cuke (informal)

    Derived terms

    * Armenian cucumber () * cool as a cucumber * exploding cucumber * squirting cucumber

    See also

    * courgette * gherkin * marrow * pickle * squash * zucchini