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a courgette

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French courgette, diminutive of courge (vegetable marrow, marrow squash).

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courgette (plural courgettes)

  1. (Britain, Ireland, New Zealand, uncountable) A particular variety of Cucurbita pepo, a small marrow/squash.
  2. (countable, cooking) The edible fruit of this marrow/squash.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

courge (vegetable marrow, marrow squash) +‎ -ette

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kuʁ.ʒɛt/
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NounEdit

courgette f (plural courgettes)

  1. courgette (UK), zucchini (Australia, Canada, US)

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