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pattypan squash

[ pat-i-pan ]
/ ˈpæt ɪˌpæn /
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noun
a flat, whitish variety of squash, Cucurbita pepo melopepo, having a scalloped edge.
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Also called cymling, scallop squash.

Origin of pattypan squash

First recorded in 1905–10

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British Dictionary definitions for pattypan squash

pattypan squash

pattypan

/ (ˈpætɪˌpæn) /

noun
mainly US a small round flattish squash with a scalloped rim and thin, pale green skin

Word Origin for pattypan squash

C17: patty + pan 1
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