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A variety of winter squash (Cucurbita maxima) having a round flattened shape, a dark green rind, and yellowish orange flesh.
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|Noun||1.||buttercup squash - plant bearing somewhat drum-shaped fruit having dark green rind with greyish markings|
|2.||buttercup squash - drum-shaped squash with dark green rind marked in silver or grey|
turban squash - large squash shaped somewhat like a turban usually with a rounded central portion protruding from the blossom end