Cucumiform Cu*cu"mi*form (k?-k?"m?-f?rm), a. [L. cucumis cucumber + -form.] Having the form of a cucumber; having the form of a cylinder tapered and rounded at the ends, and either straight or curved. [1913 Webster] ||

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