calabash(redirected from Calabash gourd)
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Related to Calabash gourd: calabash tree, calabash pipe, bottle gourd
a vessel made from the fruit of the calabash treeor from gourds. The calabash, intended primarily to store bever-ages, has been used in Africa, South America, and New Guineasince ancient times. Calabashes are often decorated with plant orgeometric designs done by burning, incising, or painting inbright natural colors.