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squash-blossom

[skwosh-blos-uh m, skwawsh-] /ˈskwɒʃˌblɒs əm, ˈskwɔʃ-/
adjective
1.
indicating or pertaining to a design or configuration resembling the flower of the squash plant, especially as found in jewelry made by various American Indians.
Origin of squash-blossom
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • We stood near our squash-blossom girl, and the progress of the race was written on her face.

    I Married a Ranger Dama Margaret Smith
  • This is called the squash-blossom headdress and signifies maturity.

    I Married a Ranger Dama Margaret Smith

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