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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a tree of tropical America (Crescentia cujete), producing a large gourdlike fruit, containing a purgative pulp. Its hard shell, after the removal of the pulp, is used for cups, bottles, etc. The African calabash tree is the baobab.

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

  • n. tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds


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