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scallop squash

noun

pattypan squash

[pat-i-pan] /ˈpæt ɪˌpæn/
noun
1.
a flat, whitish variety of squash, Cucurbita pepo melopepo, having a scalloped edge.
Also called cymling, scallop squash.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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British Dictionary definitions for scallop-squash

pattypan squash

/ˈpætɪˌpæn/
noun
1.
(mainly US) a small round flattish squash with a scalloped rim and thin, pale green skin
Word Origin
C17: patty + pan1
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