from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of plants of the natural order Cucurbitaceæ.
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- n. bottle gourds
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Koelreuteria paniculata kudzu vine labels lady-birds lagenaria
The shell of the nut is but little employed as a domestic utensil, the lower class of people preferring the bamboo and the labu (Cucurbita lagenaria) and the better sort being possessed of coarse chinaware.