Where Did Squash Originate?

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Squash has different meanings depending on what you are referring to. For instance, it may refer to a plant which belongs to the genus Cucurbita and is native to north and South America. The term may also refer to a high speed racquet sport that is played by to players in a four walled court with a small hollowed ball and originated from France.
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Squash in the early age originated from the land of America. Later, squash was domesticated in various parts of the world including Mexico after Squash seeds were discovered in Mexico caves during 8,000BC. Squash literally means eaten raw something that the American Indians practiced. In the early 1920s, Italians that had immigrated into the USA brought with them new versions of Squash. These versions were later on revised and improved making it what it is today.
The butternut and related species of squash originate from around Mexico- separate from pumpkins or 'winter squash,' which originate in South America.They are a good source of fiber, vitamin C, and potassium.
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