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- (General American) IPA(key): /zuˈkinoʊ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /zuˈkiːnəʊ/
- Hyphenation: zuc‧chi‧no
zucchino (plural zucchini)
- Alternative form of
- 1947, The New Yorker, volume 23, page 21:
- After a prolonged session with a cookbook, she selected two or three recipes she considered promising, went to her grocer’s, and read off her list of ingredients: a quarter pound of white seedless grapes, three oranges, two tart apples, three cloves, the breast of a chicken, a can of pigs’ feet, a spring onion, a zucchino, three leeks, and a half pint of dried black-eyed peas. The grocer paled as he listened. “Lady,” he said, “what are you making—a painting?”
- 1962, Monthly Bulletin of the Ministry of Health and Public Health Laboratory Service, page 188:
- Two members of another family became ill after eating a zucchino—a marrow-like plant grown in their garden; a bitter ether-soluble substance was extracted from a sample of the vegetable (Frizelle 1961).
- 1986, Keats-Shelley Review, page 87:
- A zucchino is a small marrow, but there can be no connection with Shelley’s ‘The Zucca’, which was not drafted until 1821.
- For more quotations using this term, see Citations:zucchino.
zucchino m (plural zucchini)