courgette

[ koor-zhet ]

nounChiefly British.

Origin of courgette

1
1930–35; <French, originally diminutive of courge gourd <Vulgar Latin *cucurbica, for Latin cucurbita;cf. cucurbit, gourd, -ette

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British Dictionary definitions for courgette

courgette

/ (kʊəˈʒɛt) /


noun
  1. mainly British a small variety of vegetable marrow, cooked and eaten as a vegetable: Also called: zucchini

Origin of courgette

1
from French, diminutive of courge marrow, gourd

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