Another term for chayote (sense 1).
- Cut christophenes in half and cook until tender.
- With them were boiled green pawpaw and a christophene gratinée.
- Chop the vegetables into convenient bite-size pieces (feel free to substitute according to your preference - cauliflower, christophene, squash, whatever's your favourite).
Probably based on the French given name Christophe.
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