Definition of Squash. Meaning of Squash. Synonyms of Squash

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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 may refer to: Squash (sport), the high-speed racquet sport also known as squash racquets Squash (professional wrestling), an extremely one-sided...
- Squash is a ball sport pla**** by two (singles) or four players (doubles squash) in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball. The players alternate...
- The pattypan squash is also known as scallop squash, peter pan squash, sunburst squash, granny squash, custard marrow, custard squash, ciblème in Cajun...
- Spaghetti squash or vegetable spaghetti, is a group of cultivars of Cucurbita pepo subsp. pepo. They can come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors...
- Squash (also known as cordial in British English), is a non-alcoholic concentrated syrup used in beverage making. It is usually fruit-flavoured, made from...
- 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...
- Butternut squash (Cucurbita moschata), sometimes known in Australia and New Zealand as butternut pumpkin or gramma, is a type of winter squash that grows...
- Winter squash is an annual fruit representing several squash species within the genus Cucurbita. It differs from summer squash in that it is harvested...
- Acorn squash (Cucurbita pepo var. turbinata), also called pepper squash or Des Moines squash, is a winter squash with distinctive longitudinal ridges on...
- Crookneck squash, also known as yellow squash, is a cultivar of Cucurbita pepo, the species that also includes some pumpkins and most other summer squashes. The...
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