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 (sĭm′lĭng) also cym·lin (-lĭn)
[Alteration of simnel.]


(Plants) a type of squash with scalloped edges and creamy-white flesh

pat′ty•pan squash`

(ˈpæt iˌpæn)
a flat, whitish variety of squash, Cucurbita pepo melopepo, having a scalloped edge.
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Noun1.cymling - squash plant having flattened round fruit with a scalloped edge; usually greenish white
pattypan squash - round greenish-white squash having one face flattened with a scalloped edge
Cucurbita pepo melopepo, summer squash, summer squash vine - any of various usually bushy plants producing fruit that is eaten while immature and before the rind or seeds harden
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He sold thirteen different commodities, including cymlins (a patty-pan shaped squash), potatoes, lettuce, beets, watermelons, apples and muskmelons.
The author provides insight on the rations given to the servants at Jefferson's instruction: "to each grown negro a pint [of salt] a month for their snaps, cymlins and other uses.