Gourd vs Gourdlike - What's the difference?

gourd | gourdlike |


As a noun gourd

is any of the trailing or climbing vines producing fruit with a hard rind or shell, from the genera lagenaria'' and ''cucurbita (in cucurbitaceae).

As an adjective gourdlike is

resembling a gourd.

gourd

English

(wikipedia gourd)

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any of the trailing or climbing vines producing fruit with a hard rind or shell, from the genera Lagenaria'' and ''Cucurbita (in Cucurbitaceae).
  • A hard-shelled fruit from a plant in Lagenaria'' or ''Cucurbita .
  • The dried and hardened shell of such fruit, made into a drinking vessel, bowl, spoon, or other objects designed for use or decoration.
  • (obsolete) Any of the climbing or trailing plants from the family Cucurbitaceae, which includes watermelon, pumpkins, and cucumbers.
  • (informal) loaded dice.
  • (slang) Head.
  • I got so stoned last night. I was out of my gourd .

    Derived terms

    * gourdful

    See also

    * basket * bucket * calabash * calabaza

    References

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    gourdlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a gourd.