summer squash

noun

: any of various squashes that are cultivars of a variety (Cucurbita pepo var. melopepo) and are used as a vegetable while immature and before hardening of the seeds and rind

Examples of summer squash in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wondering what to do with that bumper crop of summer squash? Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 16 Feb. 2024 Seeds to start now Summer veggies including tomatoes, basil, summer squash, jalapeños, eggplant and more. Nan Sterman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for summer squash 

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Word History

First Known Use

1801, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of summer squash was in 1801

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“Summer squash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/summer%20squash. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

summer squash

noun
: any of various garden squashes closely related to the pumpkins and used as a vegetable while immature and before hardening of the seeds and rind
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