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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Bottle made from the dried shell of a fruit; Any vine of the family Cucurbitaceae that bears fruits with hard rinds; Any of numerous inedible fruits with hard rinds.

Usage examples (36)
  • If you don't, you will be exactly like the man who takes a precious dagger and hammers it into his kitchen wall for a peg to hold his dipper gourd.
  • Note, The withering of a gourd is a thing which it does not become us to be angry at.
  • The bald gourd is diced into chunks and used for this bhaaji.
  • The word gourd is a synecdochic use of a metaphor for the human head, which has cognates in a good many languages. for more
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  • The "gourd" (a kind of plant with dry, hollow, and often fancy fruits) was "gored" (pierced by an animal tusk) during the bull's raid of the garden.
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