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zucchini

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noun zuc·chi·ni \zu̇-ˈkē-nē\

Definition of zucchini

plural zuc·chi·ni or zuc·chi·nis

  1. :  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



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