turban squash

turban squash

noun
a turban-shaped variety of winter squash, Cucurbita maxima turbaniformis.

Origin:
1905–10, Americanism

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turban squash

noun
1. squash plants bearing hard-shelled fruit shaped somewhat like a turban with a rounded central portion protruding from the end opposite the stem 
2. large squash shaped somewhat like a turban usually with a rounded central portion protruding from the blossom end 
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