cushaw

noun

cu·​shaw ku̇-ˈshȯ How to pronounce cushaw (audio)
ˈkü-ˌshȯ
: a large round to ovoid squash that usually has mottled stripes and a curved neck and is a fruit of any of several cultivars of winter squash (Cucurbita argyrosperma synonym C. mixta and C. moschata)

Word History

Etymology

origin unknown

First Known Use

1698, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cushaw was in 1698

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“Cushaw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cushaw. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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