Definition of winter squash in English:

winter squash

Syllabification: win·ter squash


  • A squash that has a hard rind and may be stored.
    • Cultivars of Cucurbita moschata and C. maxima, family Cucurbitaceae
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    • To the early settlers, squash was just another mysterious New World food that they ate to survive the hard winters, but today's winter squashes are not such a puzzle.
    • Also, summer squashes take up less room then do the winter squash.
    • Squash bugs probably get on my winter squash but there is such a tangle of vines and no need to get involved with them on a regular basis that I don't see them.

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