pattypan

noun
pat·ty·pan | \ ˈpa-tē-ˌpan \

Definition of pattypan 

: a roundish summer squash having a scalloped edge

called also cymling

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Delicate oil-poached cod contrasted the zesty-ness of a Caesar salad buzzed up into a bright-green sauce, snappy Ninja radishes, and the sweet-tart ping of pattypan squash in molasses agrodolce. Craig Laban, Philly.com, "Helm is at the nexus of an emerging universe," 9 Dec. 2017 Serve adorned with roasted vegetables, such as carrots, watermelon radishes and pattypan squash (recipe below). Kathryn O'shea-evans, House Beautiful, "How to Make Lentils With Roasted Veggies," 4 Aug. 2016

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First Known Use of pattypan

1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pattypan

pattypan pan for baking patties

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