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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plant of the family Cucurbitaceæ (Sicana odorifera), a native of the American tropics, and sometimes grown as an herbaceous arbor-plant in the Southern States.

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  • A tropical vine often cultivated for its slender, ornamental fruit.

    December 15, 2007