bush pumpkin

variants: or bush squash

Definition of bush pumpkin

: any of various cultivated pumpkins derived from the variety Cucurbita pepo melopepo and having the internodes of the plant axis greatly shortened so that the whole plant forms a compact bushy growth with no tendency to vine

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“Bush pumpkin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bush%20pumpkin. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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