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
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a card game for three persons that is played with a 40-card pack made by removing the eights, nines, and tens from a regular 52-card pack.
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