buffalo gourd


buffalo gourd

noun

Definition of BUFFALO GOURD

:  a perennial foul-smelling cucurbit (Cucurbita foetidissima) of arid lands of the central and southwest United States and Mexico with a large starchy taproot and seeds rich in oil

First Known Use of BUFFALO GOURD

circa 1928

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