Definition of Missouri gourd

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 Missouri Gourd

Mississippi
Mississippi River
Mississippi sax
Mississippian
Mississippians
Missoula
Missourah
Missouran
Missourans
Missouri
Missouri Compromise
Missouri Fox Trotter
Missouri Fox Trotters
Missouri River
Missouri goldenrod
Missouri gourd
Missouri primrose
Missourian
Missourians
Missus
Missy
Mister
Mister Man
Mister Right
Misters
Mistralian
Misty
Mitanni
Mitchell

Literary usage of Missouri gourd

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"... some 6 others occur in the southern and southwestern United States. Type species : Cucurbita Pepo L. 1. Pepo foetidissima (HBK) Britton. missouri gourd. ..."

2. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1914)
"... affecting the "missouri gourd" in Kansas, 164, viii, 217-20. DIPTERA. Cockerell, T, D, A.—Dermatobia in ..."

3. The University of Missouri Studies by University of Missouri (1907)
"O. foetidissima HBK missouri gourd. FETID WILD PUMPKIN. Along the railroad near Rocheport cave. MISSOURI to NEBRASKA; TEXAS to CALIFORNIA; MEXICO. 386. ..."

4. Key and Flora: Northern and Central States by Joseph Young Bergen (1908)
"missouri gourd. Stem stout, rough and hairy. Root very large, carrot-shaped. Leaves thick, triangular heart-shaped. Flowers 3-4 in. long. ..."

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