🌏 Region(s): Kyushu (Kagoshima)
かぶちゃ【南瓜】 : kabucha | define meaning
- A variety of winter squash known as the Japanese squash, the Kabocha squash or the Japanese pumpkin.
- (Generic) Any pumpkin or squash of the genus Cucurbita.
Cognate to the standard Japanese form かぼちゃ【南瓜】 kabocha. Ultimately of Portuguese origin.