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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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