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sour gourd

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noun
  1. the acid fruit of any of several African or Australian trees belonging to the genus Adansonia, of the bombax family, as the baobab, A. digitata.
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Origin of sour gourd

First recorded in 1630–40
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British Dictionary definitions for sour gourd

sour gourd

noun
  1. a large bombacaceous tree, Adansonia gregorii, of N Australia, having gourdlike fruit
  2. the acid-tasting fruit of this tree, which has a woody rind and large seeds
  3. the fruit of the baobab tree
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