squash blossom


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squash blossom
sterling silver and turquoise squash blossom necklace

squash blossom

n.
1. The yellow or orange edible flower of a squash plant, often stuffed and fried.
2. A decorative motif used especially in Navajo and Pueblo jewelry, typically consisting of a stone or shell center with a fluted extension often resembling the flower of a squash plant.
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Squash Blossom, Blue Eye, Plantain, and Buttercup have had the scarlet fever, but came easily through it.
I wish there were any likelihood of my soon seeing Primrose, Periwinkle, Dandelion, Sweet Fern, Clover Plantain, Huckleberry, Milkweed, Cowslip, Buttercup, Blue Eye, and Squash Blossom again.
The second was a squash blossom fritter, stuffed with dalandan jam and coated with a 24-month aged Parmigiano Reggiano.
Mesrobian's favorite pairing was Squash Blossom Rangoon and Grand Vintage Rose.
$800 Navajo Silver and Turquoise Shadowbox Squash Blossom Necklace, double-strand necklace featuring ten stamped squash blossom, each set with a turquoise cabochon in a shadowbox setting, surrounding a central naja decorated with seven stamped shadowbox settings, each set with a turquoise cabochon; not marked; length 29.5 in., third quarter 20th century.
Native peoples have diverse hair customs, from the original mohawk to long hair and braids for men to the "squash blossom" hair (right) for Hopi girls ...
246, Vivid Boutique, King of Pops, and Squash Blossom will offer special incentives, flavors, drinks, displays etc., in honor of Little Shop's special day.
The squash blossom takes the place of a bowsprit; the leaves act as a mainsail.
There are some hilarious moments in this unusual art book, including the cover artwork titled "Things Are Looking Native, Natives Are Looking Whiter (a split black and white photograph showing half a young Native American woman with a squash blossom hairstyle and half showing Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia in Star Wars, wearing a squash blossom hairstyle)," by Nicholas Galanin, giclee, 2012.
Like most of today's top restaurants, the Goat uses simple, fresh, seasonal ingredients, and magically transforms them into many-flavored explosions--think roasted cauliflower with pickled peppers, pine nuts and mint, or Squash Blossom Rangoon: crab, chive yogurt and almonds.
Women transform into a wrinkly and pinched squash blossom, a motif evident in other works.
Those who visit Urla which carry traces of reknown poets Giorgos Seferis and Necati Cumali, should not leave this town without tasting "katmer" and the "staffed squash blossom".