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cucumber | ukraine |

As a noun cucumber

is a vine in the gourd family, cucumis sativus .

As a proper noun ukraine is

ukraine.

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

    ukraine

    English

    (wikipedia Ukraine) (Name of Ukraine)

    Alternative forms

    * Ocraine; Ukrain; Ukrania, Ucrania

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A country in Eastern Europe; was long part of the Russian Empire, then of the Soviet Union. Official name: Ukraine.
  • * (seeCites)
  • Usage notes

    * Since the country's independence in 1991, style guides recommend Ukraine'' (as in "a musician from Ukraine"), without an article. Previously, the most common usage was ''the Ukraine (as in "a musician from the Ukraine").

    See also

    * * * * Little Russia * Ruthenia ----