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  1. winter squash, winter squash plantnoun

    any of various plants of the species Cucurbita maxima and Cucurbita moschata producing squashes that have hard rinds and mature in the fall

  2. winter squashnoun

    any of various fruits of the gourd family with thick rinds and edible yellow to orange flesh that mature in the fall and can be stored for several months

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  1. Winter squash

    Winter squash is a summer-growing annual 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 the skin has hardened into a tough rind. At this stage, most varieties of this fruit can be stored for use during the winter. It is generally cooked before eating.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of winter squash in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of winter squash in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of winter squash in a Sentence

  1. Jessica Randhawa:

    This gluten-free and vegetarian oven-roasted Delicata squash recipe is roasted with sweet maple syrup, butter and sprinkled with ground cinnamon for a uniquely flavorful autumn side dish at this year's Thanksgiving dinner, this is my absolute favorite way to cook this sweet, creamy, and velvety winter squash, as it's fast, easy, and cozy.

  2. Marie-France Kern:

    Pumpkins first originated in Central America and Mexico. Winter squash are native to northern Argentina, near the Andes. Over many years these gourds have become a favorite of home gardeners due to their hardiness, productivity, and versatility in the kitchen.

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  • calabacín de invierno, calabaza de inviernoSpanish

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    out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance
    • A. dicotyledonous
    • B. flabby
    • C. lacerate
    • D. commensal

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