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Cucurbita   Listen
Cucurbita  n.  The type genus of the Cucurbitaceae.
Synonyms: genus Cucurbita.

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"Cucurbita" Quotes from Famous Books

... kept for thirty years an item or two about the planting of vegetables, and recording, as he continued to do for eight years, the earliest and latest appearance of each comestible in the Washington market. Perhaps he made a few notes about the "seeds of the cymbling (cucurbita vermeosa) and squash (cucurbita melopipo)" which he purposed to send to his friend Philip Mazzei, with directions for planting; or even wrote a letter full of reflections upon bigotry in politics and religion ...
— Jefferson and his Colleagues - A Chronicle of the Virginia Dynasty, Volume 15 In The - Chronicles Of America Series • Allen Johnson

Words linked to "Cucurbita" :   Cucurbita maxima turbaniformis, Missouri gourd, buffalo gourd, squash vine, calabazilla, Cucurbita moschata, hubbard squash, family Cucurbitaceae, autumn pumpkin, summer squash vine, magnoliopsid genus, pumpkin vine, squash, Cucurbitaceae, prairie gourd, summer squash, genus Cucurbita, wild pumpkin, cushaw, gourd family, winter squash, Cucurbita pepo, Cucurbita pepo melopepo

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