[ skwosh-blos-uh m, skwawsh- ]
/ ˈskwɒʃˌblɒs əm, ˈskwɔʃ- /
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
Words nearby squash-blossom
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Example sentences from the Web for squash-blossom
This is called the squash-blossom headdress and signifies maturity.
We stood near our squash-blossom girl, and the progress of the race was written on her face.