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zuc·chi·ni

 (zo͞o-kē′nē)
n. pl. zucchini or zuc·chi·nis
A variety of summer squash (Cucurbita pepo) having an elongated shape and a smooth, thin, dark green rind.

[Italian, pl. of zucchino, diminutive of zucca, gourd, from Late Latin cucutia; possibly akin to Latin cucurbita, gourd.]

zucchini

(tsuːˈkiːnɪ; zuː-)
n, pl -ni or -nis
1. (Plants) a small variety of vegetable marrow, cooked and eaten as a vegetable. Also called (esp in Britain): courgette
2. (Cookery) a small variety of vegetable marrow, cooked and eaten as a vegetable. Also called (esp in Britain): courgette
[Italian, pl of zucchino, literally: a little gourd, from zucca gourd; see zucchetto]

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]

zucchini


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A long, smooth-skinned green variety of squash.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zucchini - marrow squash plant whose fruit are eaten when smallzucchini - 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.zucchini - small cucumber-shaped vegetable marrowzucchini - 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
قَرْع صَيفيكَوْسَاكُوْسَا
cuketacukina
courgettesquash
calabacínzucchini
kesäkurpitsazucchini
tikvica
cukkini
ズッキーニ
서양 호박
cukinija
cukini
cukina
bučke
zucchini
บวบ
kabaksakız kabağı
quả bí xanh

zucchini

[zuːˈkiːnɪ] N (zucchini or zucchinis (pl)) (US) → calabacín m, calabacita f (LAm)

zucchini

[tsuːˈkiːni zuːˈkiːni] [zucchini] (pl) n (US)courgette f

zucchini

n (esp US) → Zucchini pl

zucchini

[zuːˈkiːnɪ] n pl inv (Am) → zucchina

zucchini

(zuˈkiːni) plural zucchini or zucchinis noun
(American) a type of small marrow with dark green skin.

zucchini

كَوْسَا, كُوْسَا cuketa courgette, squash Zucchini κολοκυθάκι calabacín kesäkurpitsa courgette tikvica zucchina, zucchino ズッキーニ 서양 호박 courgette squash cukinia abobrinha, curgete кабачок, кабачок-цуккини zucchini บวบ kabak quả bí xanh 小胡瓜, 绿皮西葫芦
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