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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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COURGETTE AND GORGONZOLA RISOTTO (serves 4) INGREDIENTS 200g butter (100g for frying the grated courgettes, 75g for the rice and 25g to finish) 4 medium-large courgettes grated 1 clove garlic finely diced 400g rice (Carnaroli or Vialone Nano rice) 100g onion (white - finely diced) 150ml white wine (good quality) 3ltrs light vegetable stock 250g Parmigano reggiano (grated) 150g creamy Gorgonzola (add as much or as little as you like) Salt and pepper to taste METHOD 1.
Place the courgette halves on the griddle, cut side down, making sure that the grill lines run across the width of the courgettes.
3 put the courgette and tomato mix in an ovenproof dish.
Mist the courgette slices with calorie controlled cooking spray, then char-grill or grill them for 2-3 minutes on each side.
Increase the heat, stir in the courgette and thyme, and fry for a couple of minutes until just golden.
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Brush 2 cobs of sweetcorn and 1 courgette (cut into 1/4 inch chunks) with oil, season, then grill until slightly charred.