calabaza

AsturianEdit

NounEdit

calabaza f (plural calabaces)

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

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EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

calabaza f (plural calabazas)

  1. pumpkin, gourd

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SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /kalaˈbaθa/, [ka.la.ˈβ̞a.θa]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /kalaˈbasa/, [ka.la.ˈβ̞a.sa]
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  • Rhymes: -aθa

NounEdit

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
    Synonyms: zapallo (South America), auyama, ahuyama (Venezuela, Colombia), ayote (Cental America)
  3. cep, porcino (Boletus edulis)
  4. Ellipsis of calabaza de nuez; butternut squash

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