Etymology: (rfc-level, Etymology not at level 3);Cognates
- A vine grown for its fruit, which can either be harvested young and used as a vegetable or harvested mature, dried, and used as a bottle, utensil, or pipe, like a gourd.
- A utensil made of the dried shell of a calabash and used as a bottle, dipper, etc.
- French calebasse "gourd"
- Spanish calabaza "pumpkin"
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