cranberry gourd

noun

1
: a South American tuberous-rooted herbaceous vine (Abobra tenuifolia) with 5-lobed or much divided leaves and small greenish fragrant flowers
2
: the small fruit of the cranberry gourd at first white and later carmine used for ornament

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“Cranberry gourd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cranberry%20gourd. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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