Calabash vine

Drymonia (B)

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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  • 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 — [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 — 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 — noun a) A vine grown for its fruit, which can either be harvested young and used as a vegetable or harvested mature, dried and used as a container, like a gourd. b) That fruit Syn: gourd …   Wiktionary

  • calabash curare — noun : curare obtained from a So. American woody vine (Sirychnos toxifera) …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • passionflower vine — noun any of various chiefly tropical American vines some bearing edible fruit • Syn: ↑passionflower • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Hyponyms: ↑granadilla, ↑purple granadillo, ↑Passiflora edulis, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweet calabash — noun 1. West Indian passionflower with edible apple sized fruit • Syn: ↑Passiflora maliformis • Hypernyms: ↑passionflower, ↑passionflower vine 2. apple sized passion fruit of the West Indies • Hypernyms: ↑passion fruit …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crescentia cujete — This article is about the tree. For the vine and its fruit, see calabash. For other uses of calabash, see Calabash (disambiguation). Crescentia cujete Scientific classification Ki …   Wikipedia

  • Crescentia — This article is about the tree. For other uses of Crescentia, see Crescentia (disambiguation). For the vine and its fruit, see calabash. For other uses of calabash, see Calabash (disambiguation). Crescentia Cr …   Wikipedia

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