Definition of Turban squash

1. Noun. Squash plants bearing hard-shelled fruit shaped somewhat like a turban with a rounded central portion protruding from the end opposite the stem.

Exact synonyms: Cucurbita Maxima Turbaniformis
Group relationships: Cucurbita, Genus Cucurbita
Generic synonyms: Winter Squash, Winter Squash Plant
Specialized synonyms: Buttercup Squash



2. Noun. Large squash shaped somewhat like a turban usually with a rounded central portion protruding from the blossom end.
Generic synonyms: Winter Squash
Specialized synonyms: Buttercup Squash
Group relationships: Cucurbita Maxima Turbaniformis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Turban Squash

turacos
turacou
turacous
turacoverdin
turakoo
turanians
turanite
turanose
turatt
turban-shell
turban-top
turban-tops
turban shell
turban shells
turban squash (current term)
turban tumour
turband
turbands
turbaned
turbanize
turbanized
turbanless
turbanned
turbans
turbant
turbants
turbaries
turbary
turbellaria

Literary usage of Turban squash

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

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"The morphology of the pepo or gourd-fruit may be illustrated by the turban squash. Figs. 1129-31. In this fr., there is a "squash inside a squash. ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Young turban squash, In which the withered corolla has become detached, ... Section of Flower of Ivs. 3-5-lobed, dark dull green: turban squash. ..."

3. Lessons with Plants: Suggestions for Seeing and Interpreting Some of the by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"Young turban squash. Persons are always asking why they grow so odd,— one ... A pistillate flower of a turban squash, cut lengthwise, is shown in Fig. 304. ..."

4. Wheatless and Meatless Menus and Recipes by Alice Bradley (1918)
"Sauted turban squash. Cut turban squash in slices ]/^ inch thick, steam until tender, sprinkle with salt and pepper, coat thickly with corn flour, ..."

5. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1857)
"This is a hybrid between the Marrow and the French Chestnut, or, as known to some, the turban squash. It grows to medium size ; very productive; ..."

6. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"... Vine- apple||, Winter Squash, turban squash, Large Gourd or Pom- pion of England, Vegetable-marrow, Varieties are the Hubbard, Boston Marrow, etc. ..."

7. The Physiology of Taste: Harder's Book of Practical American Cookery (in Six by Jules Arthur Harder (1885)
"The flesh is sweet, though generally coarsely grained and deep yellow in color. It is used for pies and soups. turban squash. ..."

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