Meaning of gherkin
Pronunciation: (gûr'kin), [key]
- the small, immature fruit of a variety of cucumber, used in pickling.
- Also calledthe small, spiny fruit of a tropical vine, Cucumis anguria, of the gourd family, used in pickling.
- the plant yielding this fruit.
- a small pickle, esp. one made from this fruit.
- gherkin (Thesaurus)