zucchini

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noun zuc·chi·ni \zu̇-ˈkē-nē\

Definition of zucchini

plural

zucchini

or

zucchinis

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

Origin and Etymology of zucchini

Italian, plural of zucchino, diminutive of zucca gourd


First Known Use: 1925


ZUCCHINI Defined for Kids

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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