Calabash

Calabash is American slang for the head.
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Calabash

(Lagenaria) This Gourd, as all other Gourds, belong to the Cucumber family, Cucurbitaceae. Unlike their edible relatives such as Melons, Squashes, Cucumbers and Pumpkins, Gourds are mainly grown for ornament. All are tendril-bearing vines that will sprawl if not supported. L. siceraria is commonly known as the Bottle Gourd. Other popular names incl
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calabash

[n] - round gourd of the calabash tree 2. [n] - tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds 3. [n] - a pipe for smoking
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Calabash

Bottle shape > Ovoid body tapering into cylindrical neck with collared tip.
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Calabash

Cal'a·bash (kăl'ȧ*băsh) noun [ Spanish calabaza , or Portuguese calabaça , cabaça (cf. French Calebasse ), lit., a dry gourd, from Arabic qar' , fem., a kind of gourd + aibas dry.] 1. The common gourd (plant or fruit). 2.
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calabash

calabash tree noun tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds
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calabash

noun a pipe for smoking; has a curved stem and a large bowl made from a calabash gourd
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Calabash

• (n.) The fruit of the calabash tree. • (n.) The common gourd (plant or fruit). • (n.) A water dipper, bottle, bascket, or other utensil, made from the dry shell of a calabash or gourd.
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Calabash

A calabash is a vessel made of a dried gourd-shell or of a calabash shell, used in some parts of America and Africa. They are so close-grained and hard that when they contain any liquid they may be put several times on the fire as kettles.
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Calabash

Calabash is American slang for the head.
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Calabash

A common variety of hard-shelled gourd, also called 'bottle gourd' and 'white-flowered gourd.' This gourd is used in the West Indies to produce a very popular syrup. Its shell is often used to create bowls and other utensils.
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calabash

Tropical South American evergreen tree with gourds (fruits) 50 cm/20 in across, whose dried skins are used as water containers. The Old World tropical-vine bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria, of the gourd family Cucurbitaceae) is sometimes also called a calabash, and it produces equally large gourds. (Crescentia c...
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Calabash

dried hollow shell of a gourd, used as a rattle.
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Calabash

A common variety of hard-shelled gourd, also called "bottle gourd" and "white-flowered gourd." This gourd is used in the West Indies to produce a very popular syrup. Its shell is often used to create bowls and other utensils.
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Calabash

The bottle gourd, Lagenaria siceraria (synonym Lagenaria vulgaris Ser.), also known as opo squash, or long melon, is 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 bottle, utensil, or pipe. The fresh fruit has a light green smooth skin and a white flesh. Rounder va
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Calabash

[percussion] In African music, the calabash is a percussion instrument, of the family of idiophones, consisting of a dried half calabash, of large size, that is struck with the palms, fingers, wrist or objects to produce a variety of percussive sounds. This instrument is used in traditional dances. Warner Dietz, Betty and Olatunji, Michael
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