Definition of Calabazilla

1. Noun. Perennial vine of dry parts of central and southwestern United States and Mexico having small hard mottled green inedible fruit.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calabazilla

cakiness
cakinesses
caking
cakings
caky
calaba
calabar-bean vine
calabarine
calabash
calabash curare
calabash pipe
calabash tree
calabashes
calabaza
calabazas
calabazilla (current term)
calaboose
calabooses
calabur tree
calabura
calade
caladenia
calades
caladium
caladiums
calaite
calaites
calaloo
calalu
calamanco

Literary usage of Calabazilla

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"calabazilla. Fig. 1142. Perennial: long-running, scarcely prickly: Ivs. large, cordate- triangular, grayish pubescent, the margin shallowly ..."

2. A Manual of Weeds: With Descriptions of All the Most Pernicious and by Ada Eljiva Georgia (1914)
"Gray) Other English names: Missouri Gourd, calabazilla, Fetid Wild Native. Perennial. Propagates by seeds. Time of bloom: April to July. ..."

3. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1911)
"... HBK calabazilla. Stems many feet long; leaves triangular-cor- 'late or sub-cordate, 4 to 8 in. long ; calyx-tube % in. long ; corolla 3 to 4 in. long; ..."

4. California Desert Trails by Joseph Smeaton Chase (1919)
"... as is also a powder of the mistletoe of the desert juniper, or of the root of the common wild gourd, or calabazilla, mixed with sugar. ..."

5. California Plants in Their Homes: A Botanical Reader for Children by Alice Merritt Davidson (1898)
"... or calabazilla, frequently spreads itself over waste ground and neglected fields in the south, and very troublesome it is if it gains a foothold in ..."

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