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1) colocynth. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A tendril-bearing Old World vine (Citrullus colocynthis) bearing yellowish, green-mottled fruits the size of small lemons. 2. The fruit of this plant, whose dried,...

2) gourd. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...of the family indigenous to the United States, the colocynth, or bitter-apple (Citrullis colocynthis), yields a powerful laxative from the dried pulp, and the wild...

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