- a variety of summer squash that is shaped like a cucumber and that has a smooth, dark-green skin.
- the plant bearing this fruit.
Origin of zucchini
Examples from the Web for zucchini
Spoon over the zucchini slices and roast at 400 degrees for 15 minutes or until golden.Perfect Valentine’s Day Feast
February 13, 2012
Then add the zucchini, peppers, eggplant, and chilies and cook, stirring for a further 10 minutes.We Are Off to the Races!!
June 7, 2011
Garnish each bowl with the beef, shiitakes, zucchini, egg, and some crumbled Kim.A Korean New Year's Day Menu
February 10, 2011
Some people also get fancy with their ingredients and make latkes out of sweet potatoes, zucchini or carrots.Mouth-Watering Potato Pancakes
Jacquelynn D. Powers
December 1, 2010
Zucchini are a kind of small squash for sale in groceries and markets of the Italian neighborhoods of our large cities.Practical Italian Recipes for American Kitchens
Julia Lovejoy Cuniberti
- a small variety of vegetable marrow, cooked and eaten as a vegetableAlso called (esp in Britain): courgette
Word Origin and History for zucchini
1929, from Italian, plural of zucchino, diminutive of zucca "gourd, squash," perhaps from Late Latin cucutia, which is of unknown origin.