wax gourd

noun

Definition of wax gourd

1 : a tropical Asiatic twining plant (Benincasa hispida)
2 : the edible fruit of the wax gourd resembling a pumpkin and having a waxy pulverulent coat

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“Wax gourd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wax%20gourd. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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