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Any of several varieties of winter squash (Cucurbita argyrosperma or C. moschata) usually having a narrow curved neck and a green or yellow striped rind.
cu•shaw(kəˈʃɔ, ˈku ʃɔ)
any of several squashes having long curved necks, esp. varieties of Cucurbita mixta.
[1580–90, Amer.; orig. obscure]
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|Noun||1.||cushaw - plant bearing squash having globose to ovoid fruit with variously striped grey and green and white warty rinds|
cushaw - globose or ovoid squash with striped grey and green warty rind
|2.||cushaw - globose or ovoid squash with striped grey and green warty rind|
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