acorn squash definition

  • noun:
    • a kind of winter squash shaped notably like an acorn and having longitudinal ridges, a variously colored skin, and yellowish to orange skin.
    • Any of several kinds of a plant, Cucurbita pepo, becoming a dark green cold temperatures squash having yellow to orange flesh.
    • little dark-green or yellowish ribbed squash with yellowish to orange flesh
    • squash plant bearing small acorn-shaped fresh fruits having yellow skin and dark-green or yellowish rind with longitudinal ridges

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