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winter squash

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Definition of winter squash in English:

noun

A squash which has a hard rind and may be stored.
  • Cultivars of Cucurbita moschata and C. maxima, family Cucurbitaceae
Example sentences
  • 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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