Share this entry

Share this page

Hubbard squash

Syllabification: Hub·bard squash
Pronunciation: /ˈhəbərd ˌskwäSH
 
/

Definition of Hubbard squash in English:

noun

A winter squash of a variety with a green or yellow rind and yellow flesh.
Example sentences
  • Buttercups, various Hubbard squashes and giant prize-winning pumpkins belong to Cucurbita maxima.
  • Properly matured Hubbard squash have very hard shells and will store for long periods.
  • However, spaghetti squash has a shorter storage life of two months and Hubbard squashes can be kept for up to six months.

Definition of Hubbard squash in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day Sprachgefühl
Pronunciation: ˈʃprɑːxɡəˌfuːl
noun
intuitive understanding of a language’s natural idiom…