Meaning of acorn squash

a'corn squash"

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  1. an acorn-shaped variety of winter squash, growing to 18 in. (46 cm) long and 14 in. (36 cm) in diameter, having a dark-green to orange-yellow skin and yellow to orange flesh.
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