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Noun: summer squash
  1. Any of various usually bushy plants producing fruit that is eaten while immature and before the rind or seeds harden
    - summer squash vine, Cucurbita pepo melopepo
  2. Any of various fruits of the gourd family that mature during the summer; eaten while immature and before seeds and rind harden

Derived forms: summer squashes

Type of: squash, squash vine

Part of: Cucurbita, genus Cucurbita

Encyclopedia: Summer squash