wild pumpkin

wild pumpkin
perennial vine of dry parts of central and southwestern United States and Mexico having small hard mottled green inedible fruit
Hypernyms: ↑gourd, ↑gourd vine
Member Holonyms: ↑Cucurbita, ↑genus Cucurbita
Part Meronyms: ↑prairie gourd

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[1925-30, Amer.]

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