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Synonyms for calabash

round gourd of the calabash tree

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tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds

Old World climbing plant with hard-shelled bottle-shaped gourds as fruits

bottle made from the dried shell of a bottle gourd


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a pipe for smoking

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Talking about musical instruments, calabashes, pots, pieces of cloth and pictures in various positions on the ground)
The smell of the 'lakh' [Senegalese food prepared from roughly kneaded millet flour, which is cooked in water and eaten with curds] cooling in the calabashes pervades the air.
In Makarou they played calabashes ringed with cowrie shells, creating a wonderful sound to accompany this joyous, fast-paced dance.
Calabashes are commonly used for food offerings and may be painted with the image or sacred sign of the lwa concerned, as seen here on the painted calabash for Danto by the beloved Haitian painter Andre Pierre.
Through an electron microscope, the researchers can see that some of the calabashes are hollow, while others have solid cores.
The Marriott lobby has a lot of wondrous Hawaiian art on display - leis mounted beneath the glass of coffee tables, framed kapa cloth, and calabashes carved from three dozen different woods, from coconut to koa.