Definition of zucchini
: a smooth usually cylindrical dark green summer squash; also : a plant that bears zucchini
Recent Examples of zucchini from the Web
Add zucchini and sauté until slightly softened, about 5 minutes.
The challenge ingredients were zucchini, manchego, caramel popcorn with peanuts, and Yuzu.
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Chicken breasts with pesto-flavored mayonnaise. Chopped zucchini with mayonnaise, garlic, Italian seasoning.
Bowls come with a choice of steamed sushi rice, brown rice, mixed greens or zoodles — curls of raw zucchini that resemble noodles.
Or grill zucchini and parboiled potatoes for the salad with burrata.
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Paint the zucchini strips on both sides with the oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
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Origin and Etymology of zucchini
Italian, plural of zucchino, diminutive of zucca gourd
First Known Use: 1925See Words from the same year
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Definition of zucchini for Students
: a smooth cylinder-shaped green-skinned vegetable that is a type of squash
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