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alābu

, (m)n. [sa. [ā/a]lāb[ū/u], f.], the bottle-gourd
(Cucurbita lagenaris); a calabash for oil, dadhi, etc.;
Abh 596 (here given as f.); Sadd 218,13 (n. = lābu,
q. v., cf. lāpu); Ja I 312,24 (ālābu-° (Se alābu-) +
kumbhaṇḍī-elāḷukâdīni); n. visapūraṁ viya ~u, Ja
III 85,19'; Bhes 5,121 (= labu-koḷa, sn, its leaves);
m.
tittako ~u, Ps II 376,26 (= 'tittakâlābu'); instr.
~unā, Ap 389,11 (alābunôdakaṁ; lābunā, ib, 16); pl.
~ūni, Dhp 149 (alāpūn' eva, with p for b; see Fsb
Dhp (1855) p. 313 & Tr. Notes 62 n. ie); — ifc. v.
tittakâ° (MN I 80,22; 315,34 (Ps); Pv-a 47,2 [Ee tin-
takalābu]).