A well-known trailing plant (Cucurbita pepo) and its fruit, -- used for cooking and for feeding stock; a pompion.
Also called calabaza or winter squash (or tamalayota, ayote, auyama, zapallo, or yoko), this large squash is different from the pumpkin we use for jack o'lanterns in the States.
The edible fruit of any Cucurbita species that is harvested mature and is not used as a baked vegetable.
a coarse vine widely cultivated for its non-keeping large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds; subspecies of Cucurbita pepo include the summer squashes and a few autumn squashes
usually large pulpy deep-yellow round fruit of the squash family maturing in late summer or early autumn
a gourd ( Cucurbitaceae ), most commonly orange in colour when ripe, that grows as a fruit from a trailing vine of the genus Cucurbita
a squash fruit, most commonly orange in colour when ripe, that grows as a fruit
a type of squash and is a member of the gourd family (Cucurbitacae), which also includes squash, cucumbers, gherkins, and melons
The large, pulpy round fruit of a vine, having a thick, orange-yellow rind and numerous seeds.
A member of the squash family best known for being carved into Halloween jack-o-lanterns or turned into pie filling for Thanksgiving dinner. It also may be boiled, sliced, fried or pureed or used in soups. The French make pumpkin jam and the Italians use it as a filling for sweet ravioli. The seeds are rich in fats and protien and may be roasted and salted, as a snack or garnish.
Most often associated with lanterns at Hallowe'en, pumpkins have a sweet, honey flavour and they are especially popular in North America. When choosing a pumpkin, it should have a smooth skin and be firm to the touch. Smaller pumpkins contain more flesh and are best for eating. Uses: In pies, soups and breads. To prepare: Peel and cut into large pieces and remove the seeds. To cook: Cook in boiling water for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
A large orange gourd related to the muskmelon and the squash. Pumpkins are popular in pies, but can be prepared like any winter squash. The seeds, which are known as "pepitas," are often husked and roasted to produce a nutty snack food.
a spherical winter squash with a flattened top and base, size ranging from small to very large, fluted orange shell (yellow and green varieties are also available), yellow to orange flesh with a mild sweet flavor and numerous flat, edible seeds.