cocozelle

cocozelle

[kok-uh-zel-ee]
noun
1.
a variety of summer squash having a dark-green skin that is usually striped with light green or yellow.
2.
the plant itself.

Origin:
of unclear orig., perhaps < dial. form of Italian cocuzza gourd, pumpkin < Late Latin cucutia, perhaps a re-formation of Latin cucurbita gourd; see -elle

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cocozelle

noun
1. squash plant having dark green fruit with skin mottled with light green or yellow 
2. squash resembling zucchini 
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