1. pumpkin (Cucurbita sp.); squashUsually written using kana alone, From Portuguese “Cambodia abóbora”, ぼうぶら is primarily Kansai dialect
Wikipedia definition
2. PumpkinA pumpkin is a gourd-like squash of the genus Cucurbita and the family Cucurbitaceae (which also includes gourds). It commonly refers to cultivars of any one of the species Cucurbita pepo, Cucurbita mixta, Cucurbita maxima, and Cucurbita moschata, and is native to North America. They typically have a thick, orange or yellow shell, creased from the stem to the bottom, containing the seeds and pulp. Pumpkins are widely grown for commercial use, and are used both in food and recreation.
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Other forms
南瓜 【ぼうぶら】南瓜 【なんか】カボチャ
なんか: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.


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