butternut squash
noun Date: 1945 a smooth somewhat bottle-shaped buff-colored winter squash (Cucurbita moschata) with usually orange flesh

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Butternut squash — Taxobox name = Butternut squash image width = 225px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Cucurbitales familia = Cucurbitaceae genus = Cucurbita species = C. moschata binomial = Cucurbita moschata binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • butternut squash — UK [ˌbʌtə(r)nʌt ˈskwɒʃ] / US [ˌbʌtərˌnʌt ˈskwɑʃ] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms butternut squash : singular butternut squash plural butternut squash a long orange vegetable shaped like a bell with a hard skin and solid orange flesh that… …   English dictionary

  • butternut squash — kvapusis moliūgas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Moliūginių šeimos vaisinis kultūrinis augalas (Cucurbita moschata). atitikmenys: lot. Cucurbita moschata; Cucurbita pepo var. moschata angl. butternut squash; cheese pumpkin; golden cushaw;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • butternut squash — n a penis or dildo. The term was in use among adolescents in London in 2002, but is probably American in origin. The butternut squash is a long bulbous veg etable …   Contemporary slang

  • butternut squash — noun moschata: a vase shaped orange fleshed hard winter squash. Syn: butternut, butternut pumpkin …   Wiktionary

  • Butternut Squash — Moschus Kürbis Moschus Kürbis (Cucurbita moschata) Systematik Klasse: Dreifurchenpollen Zweikeimblättrige (Rosopsida) Unterklasse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • butternut squash — noun 1. plant bearing buff colored squash having somewhat bottle shaped fruit with fine textured edible flesh and a smooth thin rind • Syn: ↑Cucurbita maxima • Hypernyms: ↑winter squash, ↑winter squash plant 2. buff colored squash with a long… …   Useful english dictionary

  • butternut squash — but′ternut squash′ n. pln a long, pear shaped winter squash with yellowish tan skin and sweet, orange colored flesh …   From formal English to slang

  • butternut squash — 1. a yellowish winter squash having sweet, orange colored flesh. 2. the plant bearing this fruit. * * * …   Universalium

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