Sinonimi: gourd vine | calabash
1. Any of numerous hard-rinded inedible fruits.
2. Any vine of the family Cucurbitaceae that bears hard-rinded fruits; SYN. gourd vine.
3. Made from the dried shell of a bottle gourd; SYN. calabash.
Names applied to various members of the family Cucurbitaceae, including melons, squashes, and pumpkins. In a narrower sense, the name is applied to an inedible, ornamental variety of pumpkin Cucurbita pepa.