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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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On the other hand, carvings of birds, tortoises, and calabash gourds are to Professor Liu's eyes stylized penises.
These harp-lute instruments are made out of bulbous calabash gourds, their scintillating array of strings connected upwards to a central pole.
In Africa, young Yoruba children create beautiful and intricate carvings on calabash gourds. Polynesians create overall textures on the facades of their homes, on their boats, on their battle shields, and most of their personal possessions.