a tropical Asian vine, Benincasa hispida, of the gourd family, having a brown, hairy stem, large, solitary, yellow flowers, and white, melonlike fruit.
the fruit itself.
Words nearby wax gourd
Also called Chinese watermelon, tunka, white gourd.
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