Cucurbita pepo melopepo


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Noun1.Cucurbita pepo melopepo - any of various usually bushy plants producing fruit that is eaten while immature and before the rind or seeds hardenCucurbita pepo melopepo - any of various usually bushy plants producing fruit that is eaten while immature and before the rind or seeds harden
summer squash - any of various fruits of the gourd family that mature during the summer; eaten while immature and before seeds and rind harden
Cucurbita, genus Cucurbita - type genus of the Cucurbitaceae
squash, squash vine - any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
yellow squash - any of various squash plants grown for their yellow fruits with somewhat elongated necks
marrow squash, vegetable marrow, marrow - any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh
cymling, pattypan squash - squash plant having flattened round fruit with a scalloped edge; usually greenish white
spaghetti squash - squash plant bearing oval fruit with smooth yellowish skin and tender stranded flesh resembling spaghetti