Monday, September 21, 2009


Definition from Merriam Webster Dictionary...
  • Main Entry: gourd
  • Pronunciation: \ˈgrd, ˈgrd\
  • Function: noun
  • Etymology: Middle English gourde, from Anglo-French gurde, gourde, from Latin cucurbita
  • Date: 14th century

1 : any of a family (Cucurbitaceae, the gourd family) of chiefly herbaceous tendril-bearing vines including the cucumber, melon, squash, and pumpkin
2 : the fruit of a gourd : pepo; especially : any of various hard-rinded inedible fruits of plants of two genera (Lagenaria and Cucurbita) often used for ornament or for vessels and utensils

out of one's gourd also off one's gourd : crazy

I'm growing a gourd...

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