[ kuh-shaw, koo-shaw ]
/ kəˈʃɔ, ˈku ʃɔ /
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any of several squashes having long, curved necks, especially varieties of Cucurbita mixta.
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Origin of cushaw
An Americanism dating back to 1580–90; origin obscure; alleged American Indian etymologies unsubstantiated
Words nearby cushaw
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How to use cushaw in a sentence
Their macocks are a sort of melopepones, or lesser sort of pompion or cushaw.The History of Virginia, in Four Parts|Robert Beverley