buffalo gourd
noun Date: circa 1928 a perennial foul-smelling cucurbit (Cucurbita foetidissima) of arid lands of the central and southwest United States and Mexico with a large starchy taproot and seeds rich in oil

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • buffalo gourd — prerijinis moliūgas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Moliūginių šeimos aliejinis, maistinis, pašarinis, vaistinis augalas (Cucurbita foetidissima), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaunamas krakmolas, gaminami kuro pakaitalai (alkoholis).… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • buffalo gourd — noun perennial vine of dry parts of central and southwestern United States and Mexico having small hard mottled green inedible fruit • Syn: ↑prairie gourd, ↑prairie gourd vine, ↑Missouri gourd, ↑wild pumpkin, ↑calabazilla, ↑Cucurbita foetidissima …   Useful english dictionary

  • Buffalo gourd oil — is a seed oil, extracted from the seeds of the Cucurbita foetidissima , which is native to southwest North America. As the Latin name of the plant indicates, the vine has a foul smell. The seeds of the Buffalo gourd are rich in oil and protein,… …   Wikipedia

  • gourd vine — noun any vine of the family Cucurbitaceae that bears fruits with hard rinds • Syn: ↑gourd • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Hyponyms: ↑prairie gourd, ↑prairie gourd vine, ↑Missouri gourd, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gourd Dance — The Gourd Dance is a type of Native American celebration dance and ceremony. The dance originated with the Kiowa tribe. Gourd dances are often held to coincide with a pow wow, although the Gourd Dance has its own unique dance and history. Gourd… …   Wikipedia

  • prairie gourd — noun 1. small hard green and white inedible fruit of the prairie gourd plant • Hypernyms: ↑fruit • Part Holonyms: ↑prairie gourd vine, ↑Missouri gourd, ↑wild pumpkin, ↑buffalo gourd, ↑calabazilla, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Missouri gourd — noun perennial vine of dry parts of central and southwestern United States and Mexico having small hard mottled green inedible fruit • Syn: ↑prairie gourd, ↑prairie gourd vine, ↑wild pumpkin, ↑buffalo gourd, ↑calabazilla, ↑Cucurbita foetidissima… …   Useful english dictionary

  • prairie gourd vine — noun perennial vine of dry parts of central and southwestern United States and Mexico having small hard mottled green inedible fruit • Syn: ↑prairie gourd, ↑Missouri gourd, ↑wild pumpkin, ↑buffalo gourd, ↑calabazilla, ↑Cucurbita foetidissima •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Missouri gourd — prerijinis moliūgas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Moliūginių šeimos aliejinis, maistinis, pašarinis, vaistinis augalas (Cucurbita foetidissima), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaunamas krakmolas, gaminami kuro pakaitalai (alkoholis).… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • prairie gourd — prerijinis moliūgas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Moliūginių šeimos aliejinis, maistinis, pašarinis, vaistinis augalas (Cucurbita foetidissima), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaunamas krakmolas, gaminami kuro pakaitalai (alkoholis).… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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