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

 

gourd

 noun
noun
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 Origin Middle English: from Old French gourde, based on Latin cucurbita.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gourd