acorn squash


an acorn-shaped variety of winter squash, growing to 18 inches (46 cm) long and 14 inches (36 cm) in diameter, having a dark-green to orange-yellow skin and yellow to orange flesh.

Nearby words

  1. acorn,
  2. acorn barnacle,
  3. acorn chair,
  4. acorn clock,
  5. acorn spoon,
  6. acorn sugar,
  7. acorn tube,
  8. acorn valve,
  9. acorn worm,
  10. acosta's disease

Origin of acorn squash

First recorded in 1935–40 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019