Definition of squash blossom in English:

squash blossom

Syllabification: squash blos·som


[as modifier]
  • Denoting a type of silver jewelry made by Navajos characterized by designs resembling the flower of the squash plant.
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    • I was distracted by their beautiful costumes: soft animal skin boots, striking headpieces with eagle and parrot feathers, elaborate silver concho belts, turquoise squash blossom jewellery, and tinkling ankle bells.
    • I lay the dress down, picked up a silver and turquoise squash blossom necklace, some turquoise rings and a few bracelets; each one priceless with memories.

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