zuke

noun

plural zukes
: zucchini
The common green squash was the star of the Zucchini Festival, with contests for the largest zuke and most unusual one.The East Bay Times (California)

Word History

Etymology

by shortening and respelling

First Known Use

1977, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of zuke was in 1977

Dictionary Entries Near zuke

Cite this Entry

“Zuke.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zuke. Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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