calabaza

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

calabaza f (plural calabaces)

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

Spanish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ka.laˈβa.θa], [ka.laˈβa.sa]
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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).

Noun[edit]

calabaza f (plural calabazas)

  1. (Spain, Mexico, Caribbean, Argentina) pumpkin, gourd
  2. cep, porcino (Boletus edulis)

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