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A gourd is the dried shell of a fruit of a specific plant. It can be used as a container, a musical instrument or various other purposes. The Azuposi people of Maztica use gourds as rattles after filling them with beads or pebbles.[1]


  1. John Nephew and Jonathan Tweet (April 1992). City of Gold. (TSR, Inc), p. 20. ISBN 978-1560763222.