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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A type of winter squash shaped somewhat like an acorn and having longitudinal ridges, a variously colored rind, and yellow to orange flesh.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of several varieties of a plant, Cucurbita pepo, being a dark green winter squash having yellow to orange flesh.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small dark green or yellow ribbed squash with yellow to orange flesh
  • n. squash plant bearing small acorn-shaped fruits having yellow flesh and dark green or yellow rind with longitudinal ridges

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