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wax gourd

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