summer squash vine

summer squash vine
noun
any of various usually bushy plants producing fruit that is eaten while immature and before the rind or seeds harden
Hypernyms: ↑squash, ↑squash vine
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Cucurbita, ↑genus Cucurbita
Part Meronyms: ↑summer squash

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • spaghetti squash — noun 1. squash plant bearing oval fruit with smooth yellowish skin and tender stranded flesh resembling spaghetti • Hypernyms: ↑summer squash, ↑summer squash vine, ↑Cucurbita pepo melopepo 2. medium sized oval squash with flesh in the form of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • marrow squash — noun any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh • Syn: ↑marrow, ↑vegetable marrow • Hypernyms: ↑summer squash, ↑summer squash vine, ↑Cucurbita pepo melopepo • Hyponyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Winter squash — (Australia: pumpkin) is a warm seasoned vegetable, representing several species within the genus Cucurbita . It differs from summer squash in that it is harvested and eaten in the mature fruit stage, when the seeds within have matured fully and… …   Wikipedia

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