Butternut-squash definition

A variety of winter squash (Cucurbita moschata) having a long neck and round base, a smooth tan rind, and yellow or orange flesh.
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A small, bell-shaped, smooth winter squash, with yellowish flesh.
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Curcurbita moschata, a vase-shaped orange-fleshed hard winter squash.
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(uncountable) Such a squash prepared to eat.
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Noun

Singular:
butternut-squash
Plural:
butternut-squashes