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σίκυ^ος [ι^] or σι^κυ^ός , (also σίκυς , , Alc.151, Dsc.2.135, Gal.19.89 (
A.s.v. βουβάλιος)), cucumber, Cucumis sativus, Ar.Ach.520, Pax 1001, Thphr.HP7.4.1, Diocl.Fr.49, al., PCair.Zen.176.4, al. (iii B.C.); “σίκυς ἥμεροςDsc. l.c.; eaten unripe and raw, Hp.Vict.2.55; but also ς. πέπων, v. πέπων 1.2 (πέπων alone is condemned by Phryn.230); also called ς. σπερματίας, seeding, i.e. ripe cucumber, Cratin.136.
2. ς. ἄγριος squirting cucumber, Ecballium Elaterium, Hp.Nat.Mul.95, Mul.1.77, Thphr.HP9.15.6; also “σίκυς ἄγριοςDsc.4.150.
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