The Caribbean Dictionary

calabash
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Noun
A gourd that is used for utilitarian purposes, and not for food. The skin or shell of the large green fruit hardens to become wood-like when dry. The shell can then be carved and is used to make a variety of items including cups, and bowls and decorative pieces.
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Ros Feb 13, 2012
In Chan Pine Ridge, Mrs. Santos's calabash tortilla-warmer was awesome!
khurtwilliams Apr 19, 2016
Calabash in the Grenadines. Sometimes referred to as the bowlie tree.
Melissa Aug 17, 2016
We call this Calbass in Haiti. We use it for many purposes, dishes, cups etc.
da boss Nov 18, 2018
calabash!
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Sue Feb 01, 2020
This issa bathing bowl in every GT household bai 😂😂😂
Richard Aug 29, 2020
Calabash - multiple use including bowl and handbag
Bobby Sep 13, 2021
Calabash
Dylan Oct 11, 2021
A small tree with low spreading branches, which bares a hard shell gourds that were used extensively to make drinking utensils and bowls. The gourd can be shaped when young to produce different types of vessels
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