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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n- A cup or bowl made from the fruit of a calabash tree.

Usage examples (11)
  • Beaded bowls (jicara in Spanish, rakure in Huichol) evolved in this same manner.
  • The jicara trees grow apart at equal distances, as if planted by man.
  • It is the "xicalli" of the ancient Aztecs, changed to "jicara" by the
  • In the first case, the offering is a jicara or gourd of some sacred drink for more
Tutoring comment
  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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