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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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Broccoli, courgette and coconut soup Ingredients 5 large shallots, sliced, 1tbsp coconut oil, 4 cloves garlic, sliced, 1 knob ginger, grated, 1 large courgette, chopped, 2 heads broccoli, chopped, 75g sugar snaps, roughly chopped, 1 red chilli, sliced, 1 can coconut milk, 1 can water, 3 handfuls kale, 1-2tsp sea salt, black pepper, squeeze lime juice.
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Courgette fritters INGREDIENTS SERVES 1 1/2 courgette Handful of tinned sweetcorn 2tbsp gram flour (chickpea flour) Handful of rocket Olive oil Salt and pepper DIRECTIONS Grab a bowl and grate the courgette into it, then throw in the sweetcorn and gram flour and season with salt and pepper.
Put the courgette in a bowl with a good measure of oil, half the paprika or chipotle and half the cumin.
WHATYOU WILL NEED (serves four) 400/500g tagliatelle 2x chicken fillet 1x courgette 1x packet cherry tomatoes 1x jar pesto 250ml double cream 1x tin chopped tomatoes WHAT TO DO Prepare courgette and cherry tomatoes, top and tail courgette, cut in half lengthways, half cherry tomatoes.
Wipe the courgette halves with kitchen paper and lay them, cut side up.
And everything makes sense: Savoy cabbage stewed with sausages; baked asparagus wrapped in prosciutto; pumpkin gnocchi; fried courgette flowers - everything is gentle, achievable and not too time-guzzling.
Like the stuffed courgettes I wrote about a couple of weeks ago, the mint is vital, like a breath of fresh air up against the soft, oily courgette, vinegar rasp and heat of the chilli.
And everything makes sense - for example savoy cabbage stewed with sausages, baked asparagus wrapped in prosciutto, pumpkin gnocchi, fried courgette flowers - everything is gentle, achievable and, importantly, not too time-guzzling.
A 100g serving of courgette has only 15 calories, which makes them ideal for a healthy diet.