cushaw


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Synonyms for cushaw

plant bearing squash having globose to ovoid fruit with variously striped grey and green and white warty rinds

globose or ovoid squash with striped grey and green warty rind

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Here, he has planted two acres with watermelon, okra, cabbage and cushaw.
I pollinated cushaw squash, we ate a bowl of fresh-picked raspberries, pulled a basket of weeds for the ram and buck, switched the drain hose to another cistern when it started raining, gave the tomatoes a pep talk, and have bacon in the freezer and flour ready for bread (BLTs).
A half dozen plants each of a buttercup, a butternut, a cushaw, and a zucchini will produce plenty of food for the average family, and probably the entire community.
In the maxima species you have the buttercups and hubbards; in the mixta, the cushaws and some gourds; the moschata includes butternuts and cheeses; and pepo has the acorns, small gourds, summer squashes (crookneck, scallops, zucchini), and many pumpkins (pumpkins are squashes).