毛瓜

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Chinese[edit]

hair; pore; fur
 
melon; claw; gourd; squash
simp. and trad.
(毛瓜)

Etymology[edit]

From (máo, “fuzzy, hairy”) + (guā, “gourd, squash”) Unripe winter melon fruit is fuzzy, hence the name.

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毛瓜

  1. a not yet ripe winter melon

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