winter crookneck


Definition of winter crookneck

: any of several winter squashes that have long recurved necks, usually smooth variously striped rinds, and are noted for their keeping qualities

First Known Use of winter crookneck

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Winter crookneck.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 13 December 2019.

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