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cocozelle

[ kok-uh-zel-ee ]
/ ˌkɒk əˈzɛl i /
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noun
a variety of summer squash having a dark-green skin that is usually striped with light green or yellow.
the plant itself.
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Origin of cocozelle

First recorded in 1920–25; of uncertain origin; perhaps from a dialectal form of Italian cocuzza “gourd, pumpkin,” from Late Latin cucutia; perhaps a re-formation of Latin cucurbita “gourd”; see origin at gourd, -elle
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