Calabash

Calabash in farm.

Lagenaria siceraria

Sinonimi:
Zucca a bottiglia
Calabash (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From French calebasse, from Spanish calabaza (gourd; pumpkin), possibly from Arabic قَرْعَةٌ يَابِسَةٌ(qarʿatun yābisatun, dry gourd) or directly from its etymon Persian خربزه(xarboze, melon), possibly ultimately from Sanskrit त्रपुस (trapusa, colocynth fruit) (compare Persian تربزه(tarboze, watermelon)). The English word is cognate with

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