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  Definition of squash
  1. a game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets
  2. edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable
  3. any of numerous annual tendril-bearing trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
  4. to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"
Similar Words: squash racquets, squash rackets, squash vine, crush, squelch, mash, squeeze

 

Hyponyms: summer squash, winter squash, pumpkin, pumpkin vine, autumn pumpkin, Cucurbita pepo, summer squash vine, Cucurbita pepo melopepo, winter squash plant, wring, stamp, steamroller, tread, telescope

 

Part Meronyms: squash vine

 

Member Meronyms: Cucurbita, genus Cucurbita

 

Derivational Morphology: squeeze, wring, squeezer, mash, crush, crunch, compaction, crusher

 

 
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