Definition of crookneck in English:

crookneck

Syllabification: crook·neck
Pronunciation: /ˈkro͝okˌnek
 
/
(also crookneck squash)

noun

North American
  • A squash of a club-shaped variety with a curved neck and warty skin.
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    • The notoriously prolific zucchini is perhaps the best-known summer squash, but the group also includes chayote, yellow crookneck and straightneck squash, as well as pattypans.
    • Slice zucchini and crookneck squash lengthwise, brush with olive oil, and roast with sliced onions and red sweet peppers.
    • Types of summer squash include the zucchini, straightnecks, crooknecks, and scallops.

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