Definition of Sechium

1. n. The edible fruit of a West Indian plant (Sechium edule) of the Gourd family. It is soft, pear-shaped, and about four inches long, and contains a single large seed. The root of the plant resembles a yam, and is used for food.



Medical Definition of Sechium

1. The edible fruit of a West Indian plant (Sechium edule) of the Gourd family. It is soft, pear-shaped, and about four inches long, and contains a single large seed. The root of the plant resembles a yam, and is used for food. Origin: NL., cf. F. Sechion; perhaps formed fr. Gr. Cucumber. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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