cushaw

[kuh-shaw, koo-shaw]
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noun

any of several squashes having long, curved necks, especially varieties of Cucurbita mixta.

Origin of cushaw

An Americanism dating back to 1580–90; origin obscure; alleged AmerInd etymologies unsubstantiated
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