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Pumpkin vs. Squash

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Pumpkinnoun

A domesticated plant, in species Cucurbita pepo, similar in growth pattern, foliage, flower, and fruit to the squash or melon.

Squashnoun

(uncountable) A sport played in a walled court with a soft rubber ball and bats like tennis racquets.

Pumpkinnoun

The round yellow or orange fruit of this plant.

Squashnoun

(British) A soft drink made from a fruit-based concentrate diluted with water.

‘When I'm thirsty I drink squash; it tastes much nicer than plain water.’;

Pumpkinnoun

(uncountable) The color of the fruit of the pumpkin plant.

Squashnoun

A place or a situation where people have limited space to move.

‘It's a bit of a squash in this small room.’;

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Pumpkinnoun

(Australia) Any of a number of cultivars from the genus Cucurbita; known in the US as winter squash.

Squashnoun

Something soft and easily crushed; especially, an unripe pod of peas.

Pumpkinnoun

(US) A term of endearment for someone small and cute.

Squashnoun

Something unripe or soft.

Pumpkinnoun

A well-known trailing plant (Cucurbita pepo) and its fruit, - used for cooking and for feeding stock; a pompion.

Squashnoun

A sudden fall of a heavy, soft body; also, a shock of soft bodies.

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Pumpkinnoun

a coarse vine widely cultivated for its non-keeping large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds; subspecies of Cucurbita pepo include the summer squashes and a few autumn squashes

Squashnoun

An extremely one-sided, usually short, match.

Pumpkinnoun

usually large pulpy deep-yellow round fruit of the squash family maturing in late summer or early autumn

Squashnoun

A plant and its fruit of any of a few species of the genus Cucurbita, or gourd kind.

Pumpkin

A pumpkin is a cultivar of winter squash that is round with smooth, slightly ribbed skin, and is most often deep yellow to orange in coloration. The thick shell contains the seeds and pulp.

Squashnoun

Cucurbita maxima, including hubbard squash, great winter squash, buttercup squash, and some varieties of pumpkins.

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Squashnoun

Cucurbita argyrosperma subsp. argyrosperma (syn. Cucurbita mixta), cushaw squash.

Squashnoun

Cucurbita moschata, butternut squash, Barbary squash, China squash.

Squashnoun

Cucurbita pepo, most pumpkins, acorn squash, summer squash, zucchini.

Squashnoun

(botany) Any other similar-looking plant of other genera.

Squashnoun

Lagenaria siceraria (syn. Cucurbita verrucosa), calabash, long-neck squash.

Squashnoun

(culinary) The edible or decorative fruit of these plants, or this fruit prepared as a dish.

‘We ate squash and green beans.’;

Squashnoun

Muskrat.

Squashverb

(transitive) To beat or press into pulp or a flat mass; to crush.

Squashverb

To compress or restrict (oneself) into a small space; to squeeze.

‘Somehow, she squashed all her books into her backpack, which was now too heavy to carry.’; ‘We all managed to squash into Mum's tiny car.’;

Squashverb

(transitive) To suppress; to force into submission.

Squashnoun

An American animal allied to the weasel.

Squashnoun

A plant and its fruit of the genus Cucurbita, or gourd kind.

Squashnoun

Something soft and easily crushed; especially, an unripe pod of pease.

‘Not yet old enough for a man, nor young enough for a boy; as a squash is before 't is a peascod.’;

Squashnoun

Hence, something unripe or soft; - used in contempt.

Squashnoun

A sudden fall of a heavy, soft body; also, a shock of soft bodies.

‘My fall was stopped by a terrible squash.’;

Squashnoun

A game much like rackets, played in a walled court with soft rubber balls and bats like tennis rackets; - called also squash rackets.

Squashverb

To beat or press into pulp or a flat mass; to crush.

Squashnoun

any of numerous annual tendril-bearing trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits

Squashnoun

edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable

Squashnoun

a game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets

Squashverb

to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition;

‘crush an aluminum can’; ‘squeeze a lemon’;

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