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cour·gette

 (ko͝or-zhĕt′)
n. Chiefly British
A zucchini.

[French dialectal, diminutive of courge, gourd, from Old French cohourde, from Latin cucurbita.]

courgette

(kʊəˈʒɛt)
n
(Plants) chiefly Brit a small variety of vegetable marrow, cooked and eaten as a vegetable. Also called: zucchini
[from French, diminutive of courge marrow, gourd]

zuc•chi•ni

(zuˈki ni)

n., pl. -ni, -nis.
1. a cucumber-shaped summer squash having a smooth, dark green skin.
2. the plant bearing this fruit. Also called, esp. Brit., courgette.
[1925–30, Amer.; < Italian, pl. of zucchino=zucc(a) gourd (see zucchetto) + -ino -ine3]

courgette

zucchini
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.courgette - marrow squash plant whose fruit are eaten when smallcourgette - marrow squash plant whose fruit are eaten when small
courgette, zucchini - small cucumber-shaped vegetable marrow; typically dark green
marrow squash, vegetable marrow, marrow - any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh
2.courgette - small cucumber-shaped vegetable marrowcourgette - small cucumber-shaped vegetable marrow; typically dark green
summer squash - any of various fruits of the gourd family that mature during the summer; eaten while immature and before seeds and rind harden
courgette, zucchini - marrow squash plant whose fruit are eaten when small
Translations
cuketa
courgette
calabacínzucchini
kesäkurpitsazucchini
tikvica
cukkini
ズッキーニ
서양 호박
bučka
zucchini
บวบ
quả bí xanh

courgette

[kʊəˈʒet] N (Brit) → calabacín m, calabacita f

courgette

[kʊərˈʒɛt] n (British)courgette f

courgette

n (Brit) → Zucchini f

courgette

[ˌkʊəˈʒɛt] n (Brit) → zucchina, zucchino

courgette

كَوْسَا cuketa courgette Zucchini κολοκυθάκι calabacín kesäkurpitsa courgette tikvica zucchina ズッキーニ 서양 호박 courgette squash cukinia abobrinha, curgete кабачок zucchini บวบ kabak quả bí xanh 小胡瓜
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Heat the oil in a pan Heat the oil in a pan over a low heat then stir over a low heat then stir in the courgette and chilli.
Five minutes before serving add the baby corn, French beans and courgette, cook until the veg is just tender (around four minutes).
SUGAR-COATED courgette, lemon and lime cake served with a lemon posset - could be a sample from the dessert menu at a posh restaurant.
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After a long day out, why not set the scene on a warm evening with soft music, twinkling tea lights and the best flavours of the season with this dish, served with courgette and carrot salad.
The innovative company is supplying char-grilled aubergine puree on its own, while sliced peppers, lemon juice and olive oil are included in the char-grilled courgette puree for use as dips or in pasta sauce.
CHOCOLATE COURGETTE CAKES Makes: 18-20 INGREDIENTS 1 medium courgette (about 200g), peeled 150g unsalted butter 150g light soft brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tbsp cocoa powder 2 free range eggs 250g self raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 2 tsbp milk FOR THE ICING 150g icing sugar 1 tbsp cocoa powder 2 tbsp milk To decorate, seasonal fruit, eg raspberries, strawberries, blueberries (optional) METHOD Preheat the oven to 180degC/fan160/Gas 4.
And, to my delight this has worked, killing two birds with one stone; I have a collection of new courgette recipes, and it turns out that Himself is happy to eat them in any guise, except cut into discs and boiled.
Peel 12 or 14 vertical strips of courgette using a potato peeler (preferably a swivel type one).
Cook the garlic, basil, salt and courgette slowly for 10 minutes, or until the courgettes are lightly browned and softened.