Definition of Marrow squash
1. Noun. Any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh.
Terms within: Marrow, Vegetable Marrow
Generic synonyms: Cucurbita Pepo Melopepo, Summer Squash, Summer Squash Vine
Specialized synonyms: Courgette, Zucchini, Cocozelle, Italian Vegetable Marrow
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marrow Squash
Literary usage of Marrow squash
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1857)
"marrow squash. This squash is a well-known sort, though I am sorry to say that the pure Boston Marrow ¡з seldom to be found. This year has been a fine one ..."
2. The Year-book of Agriculture, Or, the Annual of Agricultural Progress and by David Ames Wells (1856)
"... of Salem, Massachusetts, exhibited in Faneuil Hall, Boston, a new squash, to which he subsequently gave the name of the "Autumnal marrow squash. ..."
3. The Field and Garden Vegetables of America: Containing Full Descriptions of by Fearing Burr (1874)
"In favorable seasons the Autumnal marrow squash will be sufficiently grown for use early in August, and, if kept from cold and dampness, may be preserved ..."
4. Natural History of New York by New York (State). Natural History Survey, James Ellsworth De Kay (1849)
"marrow squash, Vegetable Marrow or 1as called in other places) Boston marrow squash. It has long been known and cultivated in the vicinity of Albany as the ..."
5. The Year-book of Agriculture: Or, the Annual for Agricultural Progress and by David Ames Wells (1856)
"To this group belong Mr. Ives' autumnal marrow squash (or pumpkin) before named, Com. Porter's Valparaiso squash, (pumpkin,) the so-called mammoth pumpkin ..."
6. Swampscott: Historical Sketches of the Town by Waldo Thompson (1885)
"... received two or three marrow squash seeds from a negress whose husband was a cook upon one of the merchant ships, Captain Lord from Valparaiso; ..."
7. The Physiology of Taste: Harder's Book of Practical American Cookery (in Six by Jules Arthur Harder (1885)
"AUTUMNAL marrow squash. No. 1472.—The fruit is pointed at the extremities ... marrow squash. No. 1473.—This is a small, early, hardy and productive variety. ..."