cushaw

Pronunciation: [kuh-SHAW; KOO-shaw]

Any of several types of crookneck squash, popular in cajun and creole cooking. See also squash.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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