Zucchini

Flowering and ripe fruits of zucchini in vegetable garden
Synonyms:
Courgette
Categories: Medicinal Plant
Zucchini (Wiktionary)

English

Alternative forms

  • zucchina
  • zucchino

Etymology

Borrowed from Italian zucchini, plural of zucchino, diminutive of zucca (squash). Ultimately a doublet of courgette through the original Latin cucurbita.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: zo͞okē'nē, IPA(key): /zuːˈkiːniː/

Noun

zucchini (plural zucchinis or zucchini

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