courge

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cohourge, ultimately from Latin cucurbita, perhaps via Vulgar Latin *cucurbica. Doublet of gourde (from the form cohourde).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kuʁʒ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

courge f (plural courges)

  1. marrow (UK; vegetable), vegetable marrow (UK), marrow squash (US)

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cohourge, ultimately from Latin cucurbita, perhaps via Vulgar Latin *cucurbica.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

courge f (plural courges)

  1. (Jersey) marrow
    Synonym: m'lon