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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A pipe for smoking; Bottle made from the dried shell of a bottle gourd; Old World climbing plant with hard-shelled bottle-shaped gourds as fruits; Tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds.

Usage examples (32)
  • It was served in this thing called a calabash bowl.
  • The calabash is the fruit from the national tree and it resembles a coconut from the outside, but smooth.
  • Israel Kamakawiwo'ole -- his proper name -- was a distant relation of Keola, his so-called calabash cousin.
  • They are aromatic and impart to the fruit the odor and flavor of nutmeg; hence they are also known as calabash nutmegs. for more
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