Lagenaria vulgaris
Gourd Gourd, n. [F. gourde, OF. cougourde, gouhourde, fr. L. cucurbita gourd (cf. NPr. cougourdo); perh. akin to corbin basket, E. corb. Cf. {Cucurbite}.] 1. (Bot.) A fleshy, three-celled, many-seeded fruit, as the melon, pumpkin, cucumber, etc., of the order {Cucurbitace[ae]}; and especially the bottle gourd ({Lagenaria vulgaris}) which occurs in a great variety of forms, and, when the interior part is removed, serves for bottles, dippers, cups, and other dishes. [1913 Webster]

2. A dipper or other vessel made from the shell of a gourd; hence, a drinking vessel; a bottle. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

{Bitter gourd}, colocynth. [1913 Webster]


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