winter crookneck


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

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of winter crookneck was circa 1909

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“Winter crookneck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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