Definition of buttercup squash in English:

buttercup squash


  • A winter squash of a variety with dark green rind and orange flesh.

    • ‘For the buttercup squash tarts: Place a medium saucepan over medium heat and add the butter.’
    • ‘I love the earthy flavor of buttercup squash, but you can substitute butternut.’
    • ‘Place a buttercup squash tart on a plate with a serving of salad next to the tart.’
    • ‘Add the buttercup squash and simmer until tender.’
    • ‘Arrange a scallop, lobster claw, kabocha squash, and buttercup squash around the dish and garnish with chervil and chives.’
    • ‘Potatoes are grown in the Matamata area because of the soil type, and other agricultural crops are being grown: potatoes, onions, pumpkins for export, buttercup squash, and the sorts of crops that we export.’
    • ‘Small acorn and buttercup squash are ideal for individual servings, while a larger squash may be used more as a ‘bowl’ with each guest helping themselves to the contents plus a little cooked squash from the sides.’
    • ‘Green buttercup squash is a good squash for stress relief: a knife should be lightly pounded into its thick skin to aid slicing.’