crenshaw

noun, often capitalized
cren·​shaw | \ ˈkren-ˌshȯ How to pronounce crenshaw (audio) \

Definition of crenshaw

: a winter melon having smooth green and gold skin and sweet salmon-colored flesh

First Known Use of crenshaw

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crenshaw

probably from the name Crenshaw or Cranshaw

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“Crenshaw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crenshaw. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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