Definition of Hubbard squash in English:

Hubbard squash

noun

  • A winter squash with a green or yellow rind and yellow flesh.

    • ‘Properly matured Hubbard squash have very hard shells and will store for long periods.’
    • ‘Some Hubbard squashes have a dark orange exterior and then there's the famous blue Hubbard squash which is gray in exterior but still orange on the inside.’
    • ‘One grower, who was not interested in marketing Blue Hubbard squash, pulled the trap crop plants when the main crop was in bloom to avoid interspecies competition.’
    • ‘They average five to ten pounds, and have been developed from the American Hubbard squashes, resulting in a similarity to the Golden Hubbards.’
    • ‘Lorne Fitts, master gardener, adjusts the irrigation system for his Delicata and Hubbard squashes at the community garden.’
    • ‘My Lakota Hubbard squashes seem to be having an issue with blossom-end rot.’
    • ‘However, spaghetti squash has a shorter storage life of two months and Hubbard squashes can be kept for up to six months.’
    • ‘Buttercups, various Hubbard squashes and giant prize-winning pumpkins belong to Cucurbita maxima.’
    • ‘Thus, squash bugs are most damaging on summer squash and zucchini, pumpkin and Hubbard squash.’
    • ‘Other members of the maxima group are Hubbard squashes, banana squashes, buttercup squashes and turban squashes - in short, most autumn and winter squash.’
    • ‘I have never had Hubbard squashes pruned into such artistic shapes as that year.’
    • ‘What would you suggest doing with the two enormous Hubbard squashes in the garden?’
    • ‘Avoid Hubbard squash that are soft or have bruises or mold.’
    • ‘Kabocha and Hubbard squashes are suitable replacements for the pumpkin. and Fontina Serves 6 as an appetizer or 4 as a main course’
    • ‘A perimeter trap crop of Blue Hubbard squash can be used to protect summer squash from low to moderate populations of striped and spotted cucumber beetles and squash vine borers.’

Pronunciation

Hubbard squash

/ˈhʌbəd/