zucchini

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noun zuc·chi·ni \zu̇-ˈkē-nē\

Definition of zucchini

plural

zucchini

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zucchinis

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

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Origin and Etymology of zucchini

Italian, plural of zucchino, diminutive of zucca gourd


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zucchini

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noun zuc·chi·ni \zu̇-ˈkē-nē\

Definition of zucchini for Students

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



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