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acorn squash

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Definition of acorn squash in English:

noun

A winter squash of a variety with ridged dark green to orange rind and yellow flesh.
Example sentences
  • For winter use the little acorn squash is ideal, and there are many ways they may be prepared.
  • I also brought in actual vegetables: acorn squash, butternut squash, artichokes, red, green and yellow peppers, eggplant and several others with which even I wasn't familiar.
  • Returning to the house, we found Martha preparing a warming dinner of lentil soup with shavings of white cheddar, roasted acorn squash with sliced apples, and aforementioned bread.

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