Lagenaria

noun
Lag·​e·​na·​ri·​a | \ ˌlajəˈna(a)rēə \

Definition of Lagenaria

: a genus of herbaceous vines (family Cucurbitaceae) characterized by more or less bottle-shaped fruit and having as its only species the bottle gourd

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History and Etymology for Lagenaria

New Latin, from Latin lagena large flask + New Latin -aria

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“Lagenaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lagenaria. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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