Gherkin is a see also of cucumber.
As nouns the difference between gherkin and cucumber
is that gherkin
is a small cucumber, often pickled whole while cucumber
is (botany) a vine in the gourd family, cucumis sativus
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* (l) (chiefly archaic)
A small cucumber, often pickled whole.
A vine in the gourd family, Cucumis sativus .
The edible fruit of this plant, having a green rind and crisp white flesh.
* cuke (informal)
* Armenian cucumber ()
* cool as a cucumber
* exploding cucumber
* squirting cucumber