Definition of cushaw in English:

cushaw

Syllabification: cu·shaw
Pronunciation: /ko͝oˈSHô, ˈko͞oˌSHô
 
/
(also cushaw squash)

noun

US
A large winter squash of a variety with a curved neck.
More example sentences
  • Make this very colorful main dish with any type of winter squash such as butternut, cushaw, kabocha, acorn, delicata or hubbard.
  • In a 1-gallon stock pot, boil the cushaw in lightly sweetened water until tender but not mushy.
  • Southern tribes raised winter crooknecks, cushaws, and green and white striped sweet potato squashes.

Origin

late 16th century: of unknown origin.

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