sour gourd


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sour gourd

n
1. (Plants) a large bombacaceous tree, Adansonia gregorii, of N Australia, having gourdlike fruit
2. (Cookery) the acid-tasting fruit of this tree, which has a woody rind and large seeds
3. (Plants) the fruit of the baobab tree
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Noun1.sour gourd - Australian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourdsour gourd - Australian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourd
sour gourd - acid-tasting Australian gourd-like fruit with a woody rind and large seeds
Adansonia, genus Adansonia - baobab; cream-of-tartar tree
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
2.sour gourd - African gourd-like fruit with edible pulpsour gourd - African gourd-like fruit with edible pulp
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Adansonia digitata, baobab, monkey-bread tree - African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread
3.sour gourd - acid-tasting Australian gourd-like fruit with a woody rind and large seeds
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Adansonia gregorii, cream-of-tartar tree, sour gourd - Australian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourd
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