Hubbard squash

Hub·​bard squash | \ ˈhə-bərd- How to pronounce Hubbard squash (audio) \

Definition of Hubbard squash

: an often very large, roundish squash with tapering ends that has a smooth to warty hard rind ranging in color from green to bluish gray to orange and is the fruit of any of several cultivars of a winter squash (Cucurbita maxima)

called also Hubbard

First Known Use of Hubbard squash

1868, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hubbard squash

probably from the name Hubbard

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“Hubbard squash.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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