Definition of custard marrow in English:

custard marrow

Line breaks: cus|tard mar¦row

noun

British
  • A summer squash of a variety which has flattened round fruits with scalloped edges.
    More example sentences
    • Sechium edule, also called custard marrow, vegetable pear, mirliton, christophine, choko, and many other names, is a fruit of the gourd family which is peculiar in having one large seed.
    • In autumn marrows, pumpkins, custard marrows and other vegetables grown right there are widely sold.
    • It's sometimes known as a custard squash or custard marrow and can be cooked in a similar way to courgettes.

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