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crenshaw

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noun, often capitalized cren·shaw \ˈkren-ˌshȯ\

Definition of crenshaw

  1. :  a winter melon having smooth green and gold skin and sweet salmon-colored flesh



Origin and Etymology of crenshaw

probably from the name Crenshaw or Cranshaw


First Known Use: 1955


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