butternut squash

a yellowish winter squash having sweet, orange-colored flesh.
the plant bearing this fruit.
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butternut squash

1. plant bearing buff-colored squash having somewhat bottle-shaped fruit with fine-textured edible flesh and a smooth thin rind 
2. buff-colored squash with a long usually straight neck and sweet orange flesh 
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If you're serving butternut squash, peel, seed and cube it.
Determine the rate of inorganic fertilizer needed with leaf compost for optimum
  production of butternut squash.
Try tomato, butternut squash, or garden vegetable soup.
Fungicides were evaluated for control of downy mildew on butternut squash.
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