courgette

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a courgette

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

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courgette (plural courgettes)

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

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

courge (vegetable marrow, marrow squash) +‎ -ette

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courgette f (plural courgettes)

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

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