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A winter squash with a green and orange rind, shaped somewhat like a turban.
- ‘With a small sharp knife, cut the ‘topknot’ from the turban squash.’
- ‘The turban squash's extravagant coloration makes this a favorite for holiday décor, but unlike the gourds it may hang out with, it's highly edible.’
- ‘Place turban squash, cut sides down, on oiled or foil covered baking sheet, and cover with more foil.’
- ‘Good-quality turban squash will be firm, heavy for its size and have an even dark-green to partially yellow colour.’
- ‘The skin of a turban squash will often be bumpy, but check for dents, bruises and cracks.’
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