كوسة

See also: كوشة‎, كوشه‎, کوسه, and گوشه

Egyptian ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Akin to Arabic قُثَّاء(quṯṯāʾ, Armenian cucumber).

All plants of Cucurbita spec., zucchini included, are New World plants only introduced to the Old World after the discovery of the Americas; the Arabic term is applied from its similar appearance to its Old World relatives in the genus Cucumis.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

كوسة (kōsaf

  1. zucchini