Definition of gourd noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɡʊəd//
; NAmE NAmE//ɡʊrd//
; BrE BrE//ɡɔːd//
; NAmE NAmE//ɡɔːrd//
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a type of large fruit with hard skin and soft flesh. Gourds are often dried and used as containers. see also calabash Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French gourde, based on Latin cucurbita.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gourd