Definition of pattypan in English:

pattypan

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Pronunciation: /ˈpatɪpan
 
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(also pattypan squash)

noun

chiefly US
  • A squash of a saucer-shaped variety with a scalloped rim and creamy white flesh.
    More example sentences
    • In a bowl, combine the zucchini and pattypan squash.
    • Many vegetables - such as pattypan squash, peppers, and tomatoes - are delicious when sizzled on the grill.
    • This includes zucchini, pattypan, butternut, acorn, and pumpkin.

Origin

so named from the resemblance in shape to a pan for baking a patty.

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