gherkin Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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gherkinnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡɜː.kɪn/  us   /ˈɡɝː-/
mainly UK (US usually pickle) a ​smalltype of cucumber (= a ​long, ​thin, ​greenvegetable) that is often pickled (= ​preserved in vinegar): a ​pickled gherkin
(Definition of gherkin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gherkin”
in Arabic خِيار مِخَلّل صَغير…
in Korean 작은 오이…
in Portuguese pepino azedo…
in Catalan cogombret…
in Japanese ガーキン(ピクルス用の若いキュウリ)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (做泡菜用的)小黄瓜…
in Chinese (Traditional) (做泡菜用的)小黃瓜…
in Italian cetriolo sotto aceto…
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