Hubbard squash


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

Word History


probably from the name Hubbard

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Hubbard squash was in 1868

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“Hubbard squash.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

Kids Definition

Hubbard squash

Hub·​bard squash ˈhəb-ərd- How to pronounce Hubbard squash (audio)
: any of various large dark green to orange winter squashes with a somewhat oval shape and warty skin

called also Hubbard

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