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

  • n. An edible squash having very large, elongated greenish fruit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a name given to several varieties of squash, esp. to the Boston marrow, an ovoid fruit, pointed at both ends, and with reddish yellow flesh, and to the vegetable marrow, a variety of an ovoid form, and having a soft texture and fine grain resembling marrow.

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

  • n. any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh


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