cucurbit

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cucurbit

(ku-ker'bit) [L. cucurbita, gourd]
Cupping glass.
See: cupping
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The adults emerge in June and lay groups of small, blood-red eggs at the base of the vines of curcubit: cucumbers, squash, pumpkins and melons.
In addition, the insects that freely cross-pollinate the flowers of the cucurbits and wriggle their way into self-pollinating beans carry a huge wild-species' gene pool that continually strengthens curcubits and beans with the resistance of genetic diversity.
Others are those which store well, such as onions and shallots; marrows, pumpkins and squashes - the curcubits.