rag gourd

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rag gourd any of several tropical annual climbers having large yellow flowers and edible young fruits; grown commercially for the mature fruit's dried fibrous interior that is used as a sponge
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Usage

In literature:

It contained rags, rocks, gourd seed, a hog tusk and a tack.
"Octavia" by J. F. Lee
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