English version

courgette

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food
courgettecour‧gette /kʊəˈʒet $ kʊr-/ noun [countable]  courgette.jpg DFa long vegetable with dark green skin syn zucchini American English
Examples from the Corpus
courgetteRemove the fish from the marinade and thread pieces alternately with the pepper cubes and courgette pieces on to 4 long skewers.The flesh turns spongy and tender as it cooks; tastes like a cross between a cucumber and courgette.The waiter lifted the salver to reveal a rack of lamb surrounded by courgettes and tiny new potatoes.Shred one medium carrot into ribbon strips with a potato peeler, repeat with one medium courgette.Return the onion to the pan and add the mushrooms, courgette and pepper and cook together for a few minutes.Add the courgettes and continue to boil for a further 10 minutes.Add the courgettes and onion and fry gently for 4 minutes.On the other, the big green umbrellas of the courgette plants, the orange swell of pumpkins.
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