- any of several varieties of squash having a long, recurved neck.
- any plant bearing such fruit.
Origin of crookneck
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Somewhat of the form and color of the Common Winter Crookneck.
I resolved that my Canada crookneck seeds should be such as had grown in Canada.Excursions and Poems</p>
Henry David Thoreau
The Bush Summer Crookneck is generally esteemed the finest of the summer varieties.
Like the Summer Crookneck, the scolloped squashes are used while young or in a green state.