Origin of bottle gourd
Definition for bottle gourd (2 of 2)
Origin of gourd
Examples from the Web for bottle gourd
Then he hung a bottle-gourd on his back, and went into the hills to gather medicinal herbs.
Li Tia Guai has the bottle-gourd, out of which emerges a bat, the emblem of good fortune.
The model of the form was a simple and obvious one—the bottle-gourd—and it would contain about two quarts.
British Dictionary definitions for bottle gourd (1 of 2)
Word Origin for gourd
British Dictionary definitions for bottle gourd (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for bottle gourd
c.1300, from Anglo-French gourde, from Old French coorde, ultimately from Latin cucurbita "gourd," of uncertain origin, perhaps related to cucumis "cucumber."