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squash2

 
pronunciation:
skwash
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a fruit that grows on a vine and is eaten as a vegetable. Squash grows in many sizes, colors, and shapes.
 
definition 2: the plant that bears such a fruit.
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Squash is a shortened form of the Algonquin word, askutasquash.
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  food, fruit, vegetable