the violently poisonous seed of an African climbing plant, Physostigma venenosum, of the legume family, the active principle of which is physostigmine.
the dark brown very poisonous seed of a leguminous woody climbing plant, Physostigma venenosum of tropical Africa, used as a source of the drug physostigmine
any of various gourds, especially the bottle gourd, Lagenaria siceraria. a tropical American tree, Crescentia cujete, of the bignonia family, bearing large, gourdlike fruit. any of several other plants having gourdlike fruit. the fruit of any of these plants. the dried, hollowed-out shell of any of these fruits, used as a container or utensil. a […]
a calabash. Historical Examples The History of Cuba, vol. 5 Willis Fletcher Johnson Reports on the Maya Indians of Yucatan Santiago Mendez noun Word Origin Usage Note
a prostrate vine, Cucurbita foetidissima, of the gourd family, native to southwestern North America, having yellow flowers, round, inedible green and yellow fruit, and an unpleasant odor.
noun (Canadian) a mixed drink containing rum, spruce beer, and molasses