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1. (noun) calabash, gourd, gourd plant, Lagenaria siceraria - a cultivated plant. The hard shell of the fruit is used for a variety of purposes.

Whakatōkia te kūkama (hue roroa) me te merengi roka (te hue kakara), me ahuahu kei pirau i te wai (TK 1/8/1845:32). / Plant cucumber (long gourds) and rock melon (sweet smelling gourds), which should be earthed up lest they rot from moisture.

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