[ kok-uh-zel-ee ]
/ ˌkɒk əˈzɛl i /


a variety of summer squash having a dark-green skin that is usually striped with light green or yellow.
the plant itself.

Nearby words

  1. cocopan,
  2. cocos islands,
  3. cocos plate,
  4. cocotte,
  5. cocoyam,
  6. cocteau,
  7. cocteau, jean,
  8. cocurricular,
  9. cocuswood,
  10. cod

Origin of cocozelle

of unclear orig., perhaps < dial. form of Italian cocuzza gourd, pumpkin < Late Latin cucutia, perhaps a re-formation of Latin cucurbita gourd; see -elle Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019