Pronunciation: skwǒsht
n.1.(Zool.) An American animal allied to the weasel.
1.(Bot.) A plant and its fruit of the genus Cucurbita, or gourd kind.
Squash beetle
(Zool.) a small American beetle (Diabrotica vittata, syn. Galeruca vittata) which is often abundant and very injurious to the leaves of squash, cucumber, etc. It is striped with yellow and black. The name is applied also to other allied species.
Squash bug
(Zool.) a large black American hemipterous insect (Coreus tristis syn. Anasa tristis) injurious to squash vines.
v. t.1.To beat or press into pulp or a flat mass; to crush.
[imp. & p. p. Squashed (skwǒsht); p. pr. & vb. n. Squashing.]
n.1.Something soft and easily crushed; especially, an unripe pod of pease.
2.Hence, something unripe or soft; - used in contempt.
3.A sudden fall of a heavy, soft body; also, a shock of soft bodies.
My fall was stopped by a terrible squash.
- Swift.
4.A game much like rackets, played in a walled court with soft rubber balls and bats like tennis rackets; - called also squash rackets.
Noun1.squash - any of numerous annual tendril-bearing trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
Synonyms: squash vine
2.squash - edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable
3.squash - a game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets
Verb1.squash - to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"
Synonyms: mash, squeeze, crush, squelch
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