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marrow squash

noun
  1. any of several squashes having a smooth surface, an oblong shape, and a hard rind.
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Origin of marrow squash

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65
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Historical Examples of marrow squash

  • And there'll be cabbage and pumpkins and marrow-squash and Lima beans, and lots of corn for the chickens.

    The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe

    Amanda Minnie Douglas


British Dictionary definitions for marrow squash

marrow squash

noun
  1. US and Canadian any of several oblong squashes that have a hard smooth rind, esp the vegetable marrow
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