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[mass noun] An edible squash of a variety with slightly stringy flesh which when cooked has a texture and appearance like that of spaghetti.
- ‘For those with a greenhouse or a tunnel there are sweet and chilli peppers, melons, and a wide selection of pumpkins and squash including vegetable spaghetti.’
- ‘In the latter part of the 20th century several new cultivars of a hybrid of C. pepo were introduced, all having similar characteristics to the original vegetable spaghetti but mostly with fruits which are orange when ripe.’
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