gourd definition

  • noun:
    • some of a number of trailing or climbing flowers regarding the pumpkin, squash, and cucumber and bearing fresh fruits with a hard rind.
    • The fruit of these a plant, often of irregular and strange shape.
    • The dried and hollowed-out layer of just one of these fruits, often used as a drinking utensil.
    • some of the climbing or trailing flowers through the household Cucurbitaceae, which include watermelon, pumpkins and cucumbers.
    • A fruit from a plant that is a member of Cucurbitaceae family members.
    • The dried and hardened shell of a gourd fresh fruit, converted to a drinking vessel, bowl, spoon, or other things created for use or decoration.
    • Mind.
    • A fleshy, three-celled, many-seeded good fresh fruit, while the melon, pumpkin, cucumber, etc., associated with order Cucurbitace√¶; and especially the bottle gourd (Lagenaria vulgaris) which does occur in a fantastic selection of kinds, and, once the inside component is removed, serves for bottles, dippers, glasses, alongside meals.
    • A dipper or any other vessel made from the shell of a gourd; hence, a drinking vessel; a bottle.
    • A false die. See gord.
    • A silver dollar; -- so called in Cuba, Haiti, etc.
    • previously, the good fresh fruit of 1 of the often cultivated species of numerous cucurbitaceous genera, including what are today distinguished as meions, pumpkins, squashes, etc., including gourds in today's sense; the plant producing these types of good fresh fruit, Now, in a restricted good sense, the fruit of Lagenaria vulgaris; the plant itself, in its a few varieties.
    • A dried and excavated gourd-shell prepared for usage as a bottle or dipper, or perhaps in other ways.
    • A gourd-shaped vessel; therefore, any vessel with a little neck for holding liquids; a roughly formed bottle, especially a flask held by people or pilgrims.
    • plural [a specific using gourd, with ref. for their hollowness.] A type of untrue dice, having a concealed hole which impacts the total amount. See fullam, 1.
    • identical to calabazilla.
    • The bigroot of Oregon, Micrampelis Oregona.
    • container made from the dried layer of a bottle gourd
    • some of many inedible fresh fruits with tough rinds
    • any vine of this household Cucurbitaceae that holds fruits with tough rinds
  • idiom:
    • off Slang really foolish; crazy.

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