from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See calabash.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the common gourd or calabash (Lagenaria Vulgaris), whose shell is used for bottles, dippers, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The fruit of Lagenaria vulgaris, natural order Cucurbitaceœ. See gourd and Lagenaria.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. Old World climbing plant with hard-shelled bottle-shaped gourds as fruits


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