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crookneck

[kroo k-nek] /ˈkrʊkˌnɛk/
noun
1.
any of several varieties of squash having a long, recurved neck.
2.
any plant bearing such fruit.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60, Americanism; crook1 + neck
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