Definition of christophine in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkrɪstəfiːn/
(also christophene)


Another term for chayote (sense 1).
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).


Probably based on the French given name Christophe.

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Line breaks: chris¦to|phine

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