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vegetable marrow

noun
1.
any of various summer squashes, as the cocozelle and zucchini.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20
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British Dictionary definitions for vegetable mar-row

vegetable marrow

noun
1.
a cucurbitaceous plant, Cucurbita pepo, probably native to America but widely cultivated for its oblong green striped fruit, which is eaten as a vegetable
2.
Also called (US) marrow squash. the fruit of this plant
Often shortened to marrow
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