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gourd

gourd

 
pronunciation:
gord
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the fruit of any of a number of plants related to the squash, esp. the dried and decorative shells of some varieties.
As an autumn centerpiece, she had a bowl of colorful gourds surrounded by red and yellow leaves.
 
definition 2: any plant that produces gourds as fruit.
definition 3: a cup, bowl, or the like made from a dried gourd shell.
They passed around the drinking gourd.
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derivation: gourdlike (adj.)
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