calabaza

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

calabaza f (plural calabaces)

  1. pumpkin (plant)
  2. pumpkin (fruit of this plant)

Leonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

calabaza f (plural calabazas)

  1. pumpkin, gourd

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia *calapacceu (compare Catalan carabassa). Or, possibly from Arabic قَرْعَة يَابِسَة(qarʿa yābisa, dry gourd), which is from Persian خربزه(xarboza, xarboze, melon).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /kalaˈbaθa/, [kalaˈβaθa]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /kalaˈbasa/, [kalaˈβasa]
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  • Rhymes: -aθa

Noun[edit]

calabaza f (plural calabazas)

  1. pumpkin, Cucurbita pepo (a typical pumpkin used for Halloween and autumn seasonal decoration)
  2. (Spain, Mexico, Caribbean, Argentina) gourd, pumpkin
  3. cep, porcino (Boletus edulis)
  4. butternut squash (ellipsis of calabaza de nuez)

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