The Caribbean Dictionary

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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.
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