from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British Marrow squash.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the marrow squash
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. an egg-shaped gourd, commonly eight to ten inches long. It is noted for the very tender quality of its flesh, and is a favorite culinary vegetable in England. It has been said to be of Persian origin, but is now thought to have been derived from a form of the American pumpkin.
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
- n. large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.