white gourd

a) A vine of the genus Benincasa cultivated throughout Asia.
b) A green, fuzzy melon fruit taken from this vine that has sweet white flesh.

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  • white gourd. — See wax gourd. * * * …   Universalium

  • white gourd. — See wax gourd …   Useful english dictionary

  • white gourd melon — noun also white gourd : wax gourd 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gourd — This article refers to the dried fruit shell. For the alternative country musical group of a similar name, see The Gourds.A gourd is a plant of the family Cucurbitaceae, or a name given to the hollow, dried shell of a fruit in the Cucurbitaceae… …   Wikipedia

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  • white-floweredgourd — white flow·ered gourd (hwītʹflou ərd, wītʹ ) n. See calabash. * * * …   Universalium

  • gourd — gourdlike, adj. /gawrd, gohrd, goord/, n. 1. the hard shelled fruit of any of various plants, esp. those of Lagenaria siceraria (white flowered gourd or bottle gourd), whose dried shell is used for bowls and other utensils, and Cucurbita pepo… …   Universalium

  • white-flower gourd — paprastasis ilgmoliūgis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Moliūginių šeimos daržovinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Lagenaria siceraria), paplitęs atogrąžose. Naudojamas dirbiniams. atitikmenys: lot. Cucurbita lagenaria; Cucurbita leucantha; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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