calabash tree


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Related to calabash tree: Crescentia cujete
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Noun1.Calabash tree - tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourdscalabash tree - tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds
Crescentia, genus Crescentia - a genus of tropical American trees of the family Bignoniaceae; has a short trunk and crooked limbs and drooping branches
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Festival organisers Groundwork South Tyneside and Newcastle (STAN), has teamed up with street food vendors Geordie Bangers - which has a range of gin and bourbon sausages - PHI Pies, which offers traditional Greek cuisine including pork and chicken gyros and vegetarian options, and Caribbean street food experts, The Calabash Tree run by former County Durham firefighter Ryan McVay.
Project Description: production of activated carbon, using vegetable harvesting waste of gourd used in food production, as well as expanding areas of calabash tree.
Luna Designs jewelry is carved from nuts of the Calabash tree.