Caribbean pumpkin


Definition of Caribbean pumpkin

  1. :  calabaza … 31⁄2 lb calabaza (Caribbean pumpkin; often sold in large wedges) or butternut squash … — Maggie Ruggiero, Gourmet, September 2007 In place of the ripe plantains in this recipe, you can use white yams …, yuca, malanga, Caribbean pumpkin or other mealy squash. — Maricel E. Presilla, Miami Herald, 9 Sept. 2004

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a brief usually trivial fact

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