Japanese pumpkin


: kabocha
It's a gluten-free waffle filled with roasted kabocha commonly called Japanese pumpkin.Melissa D'Costa D'Silva

Examples of Japanese pumpkin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After visits to the duo’s tapas bar and taqueria, the tour culminates at La Carniceria with a plate of aged Angus rib eye, Japanese pumpkin and homemade chimichurri. Nora Walsh, New York Times, 20 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Japanese pumpkin was in 1862

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“Japanese pumpkin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Japanese%20pumpkin. Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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