marrow squash


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marrow squash

n.
A variety of summer squash (Cucurbita pepo) having large elongated greenish fruit.
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marrow squash

n
(Plants) US and Canadian any of several oblong squashes that have a hard smooth rind, esp the vegetable marrow
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Noun1.marrow squash - any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish fleshmarrow squash - any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh
vegetable marrow, marrow - large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins
Cucurbita pepo melopepo, summer squash, summer squash vine - any of various usually bushy plants producing fruit that is eaten while immature and before the rind or seeds harden
courgette, zucchini - marrow squash plant whose fruit are eaten when small
cocozelle, Italian vegetable marrow - squash plant having dark green fruit with skin mottled with light green or yellow
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She recounted that a large heirloom variety Boston marrow squash harvested in the fall of 2011 was kept until June in the parlor of the Freeman house.
For example, although many of the varieties originally grown at the Red River Settlement are extinct, there are some varieties still available today, including: Boston Marrow squash, Dwarf Champion pea, Early Large Red tomato, Bassano beet, Yellow Aberdeen turnip and Winningstadt cabbage.