gourd
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ɡʊəd/, /ɡɔːd/
  • (America) IPA: /ɡʊɹd/, /ɡɔːɹd/
Noun

gourd (plural gourds)

  1. Any of the trailing or climbing vines producing fruit with a hard rind or shell, from the genera Lagenaria and Cucurbita (in Cucurbitaceae).
  2. A hard-shelled fruit from a plant in Lagenaria or Cucurbita.
  3. The dried and hardened shell of such fruit, made into a drinking vessel, bowl, spoon, or other objects designed for use or decoration.
  4. (obsolete) Any of the climbing or trailing plants from the family Cucurbitaceae, which includes watermelon, pumpkins, and cucumbers.
  5. (informal) loaded dice.
  6. (slang) Head.
    I got so stoned last night. I was out of my gourd.
Translations Translations Translations Translations Translations
  • Italian: zucca
  • Russian: ты́ква



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