Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun winter_squash

2 senses of winter squash

Sense 1
winter squash, winter squash plant -- (any of various plants of the species Cucurbita maxima and Cucurbita moschata producing squashes that have hard rinds and mature in the fall)
       => squash, squash vine -- (any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits)

Sense 2
winter squash -- (any of various fruits of the gourd family with thick rinds and edible yellow to orange flesh that mature in the fall and can be stored for several months)
       => squash -- (edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable)

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