Open main menu

Contents

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

delicata (plural delicatas)

  1. (Canada, US) An heirloom variety of winter squash, oblong in shape and having a cream-colored skin with green stripes
    • 1992, October, “Nanette Blanchard”, in Autumn's Glory[1], page 67:
      But once you've tasted the sweet flesh of a delicata or slipped the strands of a spaghetti squash out of its shell, you'll never again regard winter squash as merely an agricultural art piece.
    • 2004, Jack Bishop & Richard G. Jung, “Winter Squash Risotto with Sage and Parmesan”, in A Year in a Vegetarian Kitchen[2], →ISBN, page 354:
      You will need one medium butternut or two or three delicatas.
    • 2009, January 17, “Mark Bittman”, in Stale spices, canned beans are no-nos for new year[3]:
      The best winter squashes (delicata, for example) have edible skins and are amazing just chunked and roasted with a little oil [] .

AnagramsEdit


ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

delicata

  1. Feminine singular of adjective delicato.

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit