Gourd tree
Gourd tree Gourd" tree" (Bot.) A tree (the {Crescentia Cujete}, or calabash tree) of the West Indies and Central America. [1913 Webster]

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  • calabash tree — ▪ tree       (Crescentia cujete), tree of the family Bignoniaceae, 6 to 12 metres (20 to 40 feet) tall, that grows in Central and South America, the West Indies, and extreme southern Florida. It is often grown as an ornamental. The calabash tree… …   Universalium

  • sour gourd — noun 1. Australian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourd • Syn: ↑cream of tartar tree, ↑Adansonia gregorii • Hypernyms: ↑angiospermous tree, ↑flowering tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Adansonia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • African calabash tree — Calabash Cal a*bash (k[a^]l [.a]*b[a^]sh), n. [Sp. calabaza, or Pg. calaba[,c]a, caba[,c]a (cf. F. Calebasse), lit., a dry gourd, fr. Ar. qar , fem., a kind of gourd + aibas dry.] 1. The common gourd (plant or fruit). [1913 Webster] 2. The fruit… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Calabash tree — Calabash Cal a*bash (k[a^]l [.a]*b[a^]sh), n. [Sp. calabaza, or Pg. calaba[,c]a, caba[,c]a (cf. F. Calebasse), lit., a dry gourd, fr. Ar. qar , fem., a kind of gourd + aibas dry.] 1. The common gourd (plant or fruit). [1913 Webster] 2. The fruit… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cream-of-tartar tree — noun Australian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourd • Syn: ↑sour gourd, ↑Adansonia gregorii • Hypernyms: ↑angiospermous tree, ↑flowering tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Adansonia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Bottle gourd — Bottle Bot tle, n. [OE. bote, botelle, OF. botel, bouteille, F. bouteille, fr. LL. buticula, dim. of butis, buttis, butta, flask. Cf. {Butt} a cask.] 1. A hollow vessel, usually of glass or earthenware (but formerly of leather), with a narrow… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monkey-bread tree — noun African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread • Syn: ↑baobab, ↑Adansonia digitata • Hypernyms: ↑angiospermous tree, ↑flowering tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Adansonia …   Useful english dictionary

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