summer squash

Other forms: summer squashes

Definitions of summer squash
  1. noun
    any of various usually bushy plants producing fruit that is eaten while immature and before the rind or seeds harden
    synonyms: Cucurbita pepo melopepo, summer squash vine
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    yellow squash
    any of various squash plants grown for their yellow fruits with somewhat elongated necks
    marrow, marrow squash, vegetable 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
    courgette, zucchini
    marrow squash plant whose fruit are eaten when small
    Italian vegetable marrow, cocozelle
    squash plant having dark green fruit with skin mottled with light green or yellow
    type of:
    squash, squash vine
    any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
  2. noun
    any of various fruits of the gourd family that mature during the summer; eaten while immature and before seeds and rind harden
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    yellow squash
    squash having yellow skin and yellowish flesh and usually elongated neck
    courgette, zucchini
    small cucumber-shaped vegetable marrow; typically dark green
    marrow, vegetable marrow
    large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins
    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
    crookneck, crookneck squash, summer crookneck
    yellow squash with a thin curved neck and somewhat warty skin
    type of:
    edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable
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