[ kal-uh-bah-zuh, kah-luh-; Spanish kah-lah-bah-sah ]
/ ˌkæl əˈbɑ zə, ˌkɑ lə-; Spanish ˌkɑ lɑˈβɑ sɑ /
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noun, plural ca·la·ba·zas [kal-uh-bah-zuhz, kah-luh-; Spanish kah-lah-bah-sahs]. /ˌkæl əˈbɑ zəz, ˌkɑ lə-; Spanish ˌkɑ lɑˈβɑ sɑs/.
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Origin of calabaza
First recorded in 1780–90; from Spanish: “gourd, pumpkin”
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Example sentences from the Web for calabaza
Calabaza is the Spanish for pumpkin; but the Mexican pumpkin is different from that raised in our latitudes.Reports on the Maya Indians of Yucatan|Santiago Mendez
A variety of the native squash known as the Calabaza, always finds a ready sale in the local markets.The History of Cuba, vol. 5|Willis Fletcher Johnson