summer squash


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summer squash

n.
Any of several varieties of squash (Cucurbita pepo), such as the crookneck or zucchini, that are eaten before they ripen and develop a hard rind.

sum′mer squash′


n.
any of several squashes of the variety Cucurbita pepo melopepo that mature in the late summer or early autumn: used as a vegetable in its unripe state.
[1745–55]
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Noun1.summer squash - any of various usually bushy plants producing fruit that is eaten while immature and before the rind or seeds hardensummer squash - any of various usually bushy plants producing fruit that is eaten while immature and before the rind or seeds harden
summer squash - any of various fruits of the gourd family that mature during the summer; eaten while immature and before seeds and rind harden
Cucurbita, genus Cucurbita - type genus of the Cucurbitaceae
squash, squash vine - any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
yellow squash - any of various squash plants grown for their yellow fruits with somewhat elongated necks
marrow squash, vegetable marrow, marrow - any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh
cymling, pattypan squash - squash plant having flattened round fruit with a scalloped edge; usually greenish white
spaghetti squash - squash plant bearing oval fruit with smooth yellowish skin and tender stranded flesh resembling spaghetti
2.summer squash - any of various fruits of the gourd family that mature during the summer; eaten while immature and before seeds and rind harden
squash - edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable
yellow squash - squash having yellow skin and yellowish flesh and usually elongated neck
courgette, zucchini - small cucumber-shaped vegetable marrow; typically dark green
vegetable marrow, marrow - large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins
cocozelle - squash resembling zucchini
pattypan squash - round greenish-white squash having one face flattened with a scalloped edge
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
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Summer squashes almost in their golden blossom; cucumbers, now evincing a tendency to spread away from the main stock, and ramble far and wide; two or three rows of string-beans and as many more that were about to festoon themselves on poles; tomatoes, occupying a site so sheltered and sunny that the plants were already gigantic, and promised an early and abundant harvest.
Brooklands Farm offer asparagus, beans, beets, broad beans, carrots, corn (sweet), onions, peas, pumpkins, raspberries, rhubarb, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes and other vegetables.
Exciting meals like tagliatelle al salmon champagne, pumpkin casserole or zucchini summer squash with halloumi cheese create a fun and fresh dining experience for Forres locals and visitors alike.
Keep your vegetable patch cranking with succession sowing of crops that don't mind being established in heat--including beans, corn, and summer squash. Gardeners socked in with coastal fog can add carrots, kale, lettuce, and potatoes.
PESHAWAR -- Former World Champion Jansher Khan Friday inaugurated the 25-days long Ramazan Summer Squash Camp for Under-9 and Under-11 boys and girls here at PAF Hashim Khan Squash Complex on Friday.
PESHAWAR -- Former world champion Jansher Khan on Friday inaugurated the Ramazan summer squash camp for Under-9 and Under-11 boys and girls here at the PAF Hashim Khan Squash Complex on Friday.
PESHAWAR -- Former World Champion Jansher Khan Friday inaugurated the 25-day Ramazan Summer Squash Camp for Under-9 and Under-11 boys and girls here at PAF Hashim Khan Squash Complex on Friday.
I enrolled in the free Milo Summer Squash Program organized by the Squash Rackets Association of the Philippines, which has now been replaced by Philippine Squash Academy, Inc.
Summer squash (including zucchini) is fine, but winter squash is not.
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Therefore, the objective was to determine potential evapotranspiration (ETc), crop coefficients (Kc) and water response function of summer squash cv.