zapallo

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Quechua sapallu.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

zapallo m (plural zapallos)

  1. zucchini, courgette
    Synonyms: calabacín, zapallito, calabacita, zapallo italiano
  2. pumpkin, gourd
    Synonyms: calabaza, auyama, ahuyama

Usage notes[edit]

Zapallo is used predominantly in South America, including Argentina, Chile, Peru, Uruguay, Bolivia, and Panama. Elsewhere, calabaza is more commonly used.