Definition of christophine in English:

christophine

Line breaks: chris¦to|phine
Pronunciation: /ˈkrɪstəfiːn
 
/
(also christophene)

noun

  • another term for chayote ( sense 1).
    More example sentences
    • 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).

Origin

probably based on the French given name Christophe.

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