gourd vine


gourd vine
noun
any vine of the family Cucurbitaceae that bears fruits with hard rinds
Syn: ↑gourd
Hypernyms: ↑vine
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Cucurbitaceae, ↑family Cucurbitaceae, ↑gourd family

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  • prairie gourd — noun 1. small hard green and white inedible fruit of the prairie gourd plant • Hypernyms: ↑fruit • Part Holonyms: ↑prairie gourd vine, ↑Missouri gourd, ↑wild pumpkin, ↑buffalo gourd, ↑calabazilla, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Missouri gourd — noun perennial vine of dry parts of central and southwestern United States and Mexico having small hard mottled green inedible fruit • Syn: ↑prairie gourd, ↑prairie gourd vine, ↑wild pumpkin, ↑buffalo gourd, ↑calabazilla, ↑Cucurbita foetidissima… …   Useful english dictionary

  • buffalo gourd — noun perennial vine of dry parts of central and southwestern United States and Mexico having small hard mottled green inedible fruit • Syn: ↑prairie gourd, ↑prairie gourd vine, ↑Missouri gourd, ↑wild pumpkin, ↑calabazilla, ↑Cucurbita foetidissima …   Useful english dictionary

  • bottle gourd — also called  white flowered gourd , or  calabash gourd (Lagenaria siceraria)        running or climbing vine, of the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae), native to the Old World tropics but cultivated in warm climates for centuries for its ornamental… …   Universalium


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