percussion instrument, of the family of idiophones, consisting of a dried half calabash, of large size
English: The Calabash — from species in the genus Lagenaria, predominantly from Lagenaria siceraria, the bottle gourd.
  • The plant is a tropical vine, producing a Cucurbitaceae fruit, with a light green smooth skin and a white flesh inside.
  • The dried Gourds can resemble bottles, containers, utencils, and pipes.
Main category: Lagenaria siceraria