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squash-blossom

[ skwosh-blos-uhm, skwawsh- ]
/ ˈskwɒʃˌblɒs əm, ˈskwɔʃ- /
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adjective

indicating or pertaining to a design or configuration resembling the flower of the squash plant, especially as found in jewelry made by various American Indians.

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Origin of squash-blossom

First recorded in 1920–25
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