cocozelle

noun

coc·​o·​zel·​le
¦käkə¦zelē
plural -s
: a variety of zucchini that is dark green with pale green longitudinal stripes and white to greenish-white flavorful flesh

called also Italian vegetable marrow

Word History

Etymology

probably from an Italian dialect word akin to Italian cocuzza squash, from Medieval Latin cocutia

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“Cocozelle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cocozelle. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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