Definition of zucchini in English:

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zucchini

Pronunciation: /zo͞oˈkēnē/

noun (plural same or zucchinis)

North American
A green variety of smooth-skinned summer squash.
Example sentences
  • Saute yellow and green zucchini in olive oil and season with oregano or basil for a quick and nutritious side dish
  • Many Arab dishes, like stuffed zucchini or green peppers and stuffed grape or cabbage leaves, are highly labor-intensive.
  • The cubes of meat were topped with a variety of vegetables - zucchini, bell pepper and asparagus, among others - with their skins deliciously grilled.

Origin

Italian, plural of zucchino, diminutive of zucca 'gourd'.

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Syllabification: zuc·chi·ni

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