zucchini (n.) 1929, pl. of zucchino, dim. of zucca "gourd, squash," perhaps from L.L. cucutia, of unknown origin.

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  • zucchini — courgette courgette n. 1. a marrow squash plant whose fruit are eaten when small; called also {zucchini}. [Chiefly Brit.] Syn: zucchini. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a small cucumber shaped vegetable marrow; typically dark green; called also {zucchini}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zucchini — UK [zʊˈkiːnɪ] / US [zuˈkɪnɪ] noun [countable] Word forms zucchini : singular zucchini plural zucchini or zucchinis American a courgette …   English dictionary

  • Zucchini — Zuc|chi|ni 〈[tsuki: ] Pl.〉 gurkenähnliche Früchte, die als Gemüse verwendet werden [ital.] * * * Zuc|chi|ni [t̮sʊ ki:ni ], die; , , (österr. ugs. auch:) der; s, [ital. zucchino; ↑ Zucchino]: a) als Gemüse gezogene, zu den Kürbissen gehörende… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • zucchini — [[t]zuːki͟ːni[/t]] N VAR (The plural can be either zucchini or zucchinis.) Zucchini are long thin vegetables with a dark green skin. [mainly AM] (in BRIT, usually use courgettes) …   English dictionary

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