noun zuc·chi·ni \z-ˈkē-nē\
plural zuc·chi·ni or zuc·chi·nis

Definition of ZUCCHINI

:  a smooth cylindrical usually dark green summer squash; also :  a plant that bears zucchini

Origin of ZUCCHINI

Italian, plural of zucchino, diminutive of zucca gourd
First Known Use: 1925

Other Food Terms

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ZUCCHINIS Defined for Kids


noun zuc·chi·ni \z-ˈkē-nē\

Definition of ZUCCHINI for Kids

:  a smooth cylinder-shaped green-skinned vegetable that is a type of squash


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