gourd: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (gôrd, gōrd, goord), [key]
- the hard-shelled fruit of any of various plants, esp. those of Lagenaria sicerariawhose dried shell is used for bowls and other utensils, and Cucurbita pepoused ornamentally. Cf. gourd family.
- a plant bearing such a fruit.
- a dried and excavated gourd shell used as a bottle, dipper, flask, etc.
- a gourd-shaped, small-necked bottle or flask.
- out of one's mind; crazy.
- gourd (Thesaurus)