Calabash gourd

Lagenaria (E)

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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  • calabash 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)

  • GOURD — (Heb. דְּלַעַת; pl. דְּלוּעִים), a plant. It occurs in the Bible only in the form of a place name Dilan, a town in the inheritance of Judah (Josh. 15:38), but it is frequently mentioned in talmudic literature. In modern Hebrew the word is applied …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Calabash — This article is about the vine. For the tree, see Crescentia and Crescentia cujete. For other uses, see Calabash (disambiguation). Not to be confused with calabaza. Calabash Lagenaria siceraria Green calabash on the vin …   Wikipedia

  • calabash — 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)

  • calabash pipe — noun a pipe for smoking; has a curved stem and a large bowl made from a calabash gourd • Syn: ↑calabash • Hypernyms: ↑pipe, ↑tobacco pipe …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 of the… …   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

  • calabash — [kal′ə bash΄] n. [Fr calebasse < Sp calabaza; prob. < Ar qárʼ a yābisa, dry gourd] 1. a tropical American tree (Crescentia cujete) of the bignonia family, or its large, gourdlike fruit 2. a) an Old World tropical vine (Lagenaria siceraria)… …   English World dictionary

  • Calabash (disambiguation) — Calabash may refer to: * Calabash, the vine Lagenaria siceraria * Calabash pipe, a style of smoking pipe made from the gourd of the calabash vine which consists of a downward curve that ends with an upcurve where the tobacco is held * The… …   Wikipedia

  • calabash — 1590s, dried, hollowed gourd used as a drinking cup, from Sp. calabaza, possibly from Arabic qar a yabisa dry gourd, from Pers. kharabuz, used of various large melons; or from a pre Roman Iberian *calapaccia …   Etymology dictionary

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