Definition of Summer crookneck

1. Noun. Yellow squash with a thin curved neck and somewhat warty skin.

Exact synonyms: Crookneck, Crookneck Squash
Generic synonyms: Yellow Squash

Lexicographical Neighbors of Summer Crookneck

summed up
summer's day
summer and winter
summer boarder
summer camp
summer camps
summer cohosh
summer cottage
summer crookneck (current term)
summer cypress
summer damask rose
summer duck
summer fallow
summer flounder
summer haw
summer house
summer hyacinth
summer melt
summer pruning
summer pudding
summer puddings
summer redbird
summer resort

Literary usage of Summer crookneck

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Field and Garden Vegetables of America: Containing Full Descriptions of by Fearing Burr (1865)
"AV'hen grown in the vicinity of the Bush summer crookneck, the surface sometimes exhibits the same wart-like excrescences ; but there is little difficulty ..."

2. Garden Vegetables, and how to Cultivate Them by Fearing Burr (1866)
"When grown in the vicinity of the Bush summer crookneck, the surface ... Like the summer crookneck, the scalloped squashes are used while young or in a ..."

3. Bacteria in Relation to Plant Diseases by Erwin Frink Smith (1911)
"summer crookneck Squash (Cucurbita sp.) This vine which was growing ... summer crookneck Squash. The first leaf of a rapidly growing vine was pricked. ..."

4. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1876)
"summer crookneck. This is very early, productive, and of fine flavor, ... In New England they are not as popular as the summer crookneck. II. ..."

5. Transactions of the Essex Agricultural Society from by Essex Agricultural Society (Mass.) (1886)
"The bush varieties, such as summer crookneck, White Bush Scollop, etc., ... Plant Early summer crookneck and White Bush Scollop for summer use ; Boston ..."

6. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"summer crookneck squash.—Cucurbita Pepo form. If it is necessary to start the crop in advance of the season, the seeds may be planted in pots or boxes in a ..."

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