cushaw

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noun cu·shaw \ku̇-ˈshȯ, ˈkü-ˌ\

Definition of cushaw

  1. :  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)

Origin and Etymology of cushaw

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First Known Use: 1698

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