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butternut squash


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

  • n. A type of winter squash (Cucurbita moschata) having a bell-like shape, a smooth tan rind, and edible yellow or orange flesh.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Curcurbita moschata: a vase-shaped orange-fleshed hard winter squash.

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

  • n. plant bearing buff-colored squash having somewhat bottle-shaped fruit with fine-textured edible flesh and a smooth thin rind
  • n. buff-colored squash with a long usually straight neck and sweet orange flesh


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