ribbed gourd


Definition of ribbed gourd

: angled loofah In preparing ribbed gourd in the kitchen, the skin may be left on if it is very tender, otherwise it must be peeled because it may be slightly bitter in a more mature gourd.— Diana Seshadri, Food for the Gods, 2006

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First Known Use of ribbed gourd

1834, in the meaning defined above

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“Ribbed gourd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ribbed%20gourd. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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