acorn squash


noun

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

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Origin of acorn squash

First recorded in 1935–40
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