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Related to acorn squash: butternut squash
A type of winter squash (Cucurbita pepo) shaped somewhat like an acorn and having longitudinal ridges, a variously colored rind, and yellow to orange flesh.
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a variety of winter squash having dark green to orange-yellow ridged skin and deep yellow flesh.
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|Noun||1.||acorn squash - squash plant bearing small acorn-shaped fruits having yellow flesh and dark green or yellow rind with longitudinal ridges|
acorn squash - small dark green or yellow ribbed squash with yellow to orange flesh
|2.||acorn squash - small dark green or yellow ribbed squash with yellow to orange flesh|
winter squash - any of various fruits of the gourd family with thick rinds and edible yellow to orange flesh that mature in the fall and can be stored for several months
acorn squash - squash plant bearing small acorn-shaped fruits having yellow flesh and dark green or yellow rind with longitudinal ridges
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