- 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
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.