- 1.1 (as drinking vessel)calabaza seca empleada como vasija mate (masculine) (South America/América del Sur) , jícara (feminine) (Central America, Colombia, Mexico/América Central, Colombia, México) , guaje (masculine) (Mexico/México)More example sentences1.2 [Botany/Botánica] calabaza (f), jícaro (m) (Central America, Colombia, Mexico/América Central, Colombia, México)
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- The only thing they seem to do more then butchering animals in Uruguay, is drink Mate, a sort of super strong version of green tea that is drunk from a gourd through a silver straw.
- Ancient historical documents describe the use of crude containers, such as gourds, leaves, shells, animal skins, and even human skulls.
- She saw other people further down the river, taking drinks or filling gourds.
- This is connected to a large bamboo teepee with pole beans, gourds and other climbing plants covering it.
- Sometimes pumpkins or gourds are planted instead of squash.
- Other unusual plants include bottle gourds whose beautiful ornamental shapes were used for hundreds of years by native Americans to carry and store water.
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