Meaning of cucumber tree

cu'cumber tree"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. any of several American magnolias, esp. Magnolia acuminata, having ovate leaves, yellowish-green bell-shaped flowers, and dark red, conelike fruit.
  2. any of certain other trees, as an East Indian tree of the genus Averrhoa.
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