Definition of courgette in English:

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courgette

Pronunciation: /kʊəˈʒɛt/

noun

British
The immature fruit of a vegetable marrow, in particular one of a variety developed for harvesting and eating at an early stage of growth: [mass noun]: slices of courgette Called zucchini in North America.
More example sentences
  • It did look quite appetising - a mountain of rice with fresh vegetables, courgettes, peppers, onions and peas, blended together by a tomato sauce.
  • Otherwise known as bell peppers, capsicum and pimento, sweet peppers are natural partners to Provençal vegetables such as courgettes, aubergine and tomatoes.
  • The sauce can also be served on top of baked potatoes, hot pasta or vegetables such as courgettes or green beans.

Origin

1930s: from French, diminutive of courge 'gourd', from Latin cucurbita.

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