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Definition of Squash

Squash
Squash Squash, n. A game much like rackets, played in a walled court with soft rubber balls and bats like tennis rackets.
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Squash Squash, n. [Cf. Musquash.] (Zo["o]l.) An American animal allied to the weasel. [Obs.] --Goldsmith.
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Squash Squash, n. [Massachusetts Indian asq, pl. asquash, raw, green, immaturate, applied to fruit and vegetables which were used when green, or without cooking; askutasquash vine apple.] (Bot.) A plant and its fruit of the genus Cucurbita, or gourd kind. Note: The species are much confused. The long-neck squash is called Cucurbita verrucosa, the Barbary or China squash, C. moschata, and the great winter squash, C. maxima, but the distinctions are not clear. Squash beetle (Zo["o]l.), a small American beetle (Diabrotica, or Galeruca vittata) which is often abundant and very injurious to the leaves of squash, cucumber, etc. It is striped with yellow and black. The name is applied also to other allied species. Squash bug (Zo["o]l.), a large black American hemipterous insect (Coreus, or Anasa, tristis) injurious to squash vines.

Meaning of Squash from wikipedia

- Squash, sometimes called squash rackets, is a racket-and-ball sport pla**** by two (singles) or four players (doubles) in a four-walled court with a small...
- Look up squash in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Squash most often refers to: Squash (sport), the high-speed racquet sport also known as squash racquets...
- pattypan squash is also known as scallop squash, granny squash, custard squash, ciblème in Cajun French, button squash, scallopini, or simply "squash" in Australian...
- Butternut squash (Cucurbita moschata), known in Australia and New Zealand as butternut pumpkin or gramma, is a type of winter squash that grows on a vine...
- Squash (sometimes known as cordial in British English, dilute in Hiberno English, diluting juice in Scottish English and water juice in the Northern Isles...
- Winter squash is an annual fruit representing several squash species within the genus Cucurbita. Late-growing, less symmetrical, odd-shaped, rough or...
- Summer squash are squashes that are harvested when immature, while the rind is still tender and edible. Nearly all summer squashes are varieties of Cucurbita...
- Spaghetti squash or vegetable spaghetti is a group of cultivars of Cucurbita pepo subsp. pepo. They are available in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colours...
- The World Squash Championships are squash events for men and women organised by the Professional Squash ****ociation. The men's event was first held in...
- agricultural crops of various indigenous peoples of Central and North America: squash, maize ("corn"), and climbing beans (typically tepary beans or common beans)...