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spaghetti squash
Cucurbita pepo

spaghetti squash

n.
A variety of winter squash (Cucurbita pepo) having a pale yellow rind and stringy flesh that when cooked forms strands resembling spaghetti.

spaghet′ti squash`


n.
a variety of squash, Cucurbita pepo, whose flesh forms spaghettilike strands when cooked.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spaghetti squash - squash plant bearing oval fruit with smooth yellowish skin and tender stranded flesh resembling spaghetti
spaghetti squash - medium-sized oval squash with flesh in the form of strings that resemble spaghetti
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
2.spaghetti squash - medium-sized oval squash with flesh in the form of strings that resemble spaghetti
summer squash - any of various fruits of the gourd family that mature during the summer; eaten while immature and before seeds and rind harden
spaghetti squash - squash plant bearing oval fruit with smooth yellowish skin and tender stranded flesh resembling spaghetti
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