Saturday, February 21, 2009


cucurbit \kyü-ˈkər-bət\ noun: 1. a vessel or flask for distillation forming the lower part of an alembic, 2. a plant of the gourd family

Etymology: Middle English cucurbite, from Anglo-French, from Latin cucurbita gourd

This is a tough word to incorporate into one's conversational vocabulary. If you find a way, let me know.

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