squash-blossom

squash-blossom

[skwosh-blos-uhm, skwawsh-]
adjective
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:
1920–25

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To squash-blossom
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: squash vine borer
Next Definition: squash-bug
Words Near: squash-blossom
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for squash-blossom
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing squash-blossom
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;