Cucurbita moschata
crookneck crook"neck`, n. Either of two varieties of squash, distinguished by their tapering, recurved necks. The {summer crookneck} is botanically a variety of the pumpkin ({Cucurbita pepo}) and matures early in the season. It is pale yellow in color, with warty excrescences. The {winter crookneck} belongs to a distinct species ({Cucurbita moschata}) and is smooth and often striped. [U. S.]

Syn: crookneck squash. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] ||

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