summer squash means: You can find many types of this gourd, including yellow straightneck, yellow-crookneck, and pattypan. Summer squash have a similar texture and taste to all other varieties. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does summer squash mean?

  • The late-summer squashes are light and fleshy. They come in many flavors, including yellow squash and zucchini. You should choose squash that is firm. (in Cooking Dictionary)
  • One of many varieties of squash (Cucurbita pepo), For example, the zucchini or crookneck. These are eaten before their ripening and harden. (in Merlin Dictionary)