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A variety of winter squash (Cucurbita moschata) having a long neck and round base, a smooth tan rind, and yellow or orange flesh.
(Cookery) a variety of squash with brownish-yellow rind and orange flesh
a long, pear-shaped winter squash with yellowish tan skin and sweet, orange-colored flesh.
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|Noun||1.||butternut squash - plant bearing buff-colored squash having somewhat bottle-shaped fruit with fine-textured edible flesh and a smooth thin rind|
butternut squash - buff-colored squash with a long usually straight neck and sweet orange flesh
|2.||butternut squash - buff-colored squash with a long usually straight neck and sweet 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