cucumber tree

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cucumber tree:

see magnoliamagnolia,
common name for plants of the genus Magnolia, and for the Magnoliaceae, a family of deciduous or evergreen trees and shrubs, often with showy flowers. They are principally of north temperate regions with centers of distribution in Asia and E North America.
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cucumber tree

[′kyü·kəm·bər ‚trē]
(forestry)
Magnolia acuminata. A species that grows in the Appalachian and Ozark mountains and may reach a height of 80 feet (20 meters), rarely 100 feet (30 meters). The ripe fruit is red and resembles a small cucumber in shape.
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