courgette courgette

Definition(s):

  1. (n) marrow squash plant whose fruit are eaten when small
  2. (n) small cucumber-shaped vegetable marrow; typically dark green

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. That seemed true of each dish I savored on a recent visit: courgette-flower souffl with cinnamon and basil, pan-fried squid, chorizo and root vegetables, and warm chocolate .
  2. The 256-page book applies a Euro-fusion ethos to classic Arab cookery, incorporating new ingredients (lobster with baba ghanoush ravioli, courgette-aubergine salad and cream of red .
  3. The 256-page book applies a Euro-fusion ethos to classic Arab cookery, incorporating new ingredients (lobster with baba ghanoush ravioli, courgette-aubergine salad and cream of .

News

  • Whitefly confused by cacophony of smells

    Bombarding pests with smells from many different plants temporarily confuses them and hinders their ability to feed, new research has shown. Exposing the whitefly to a heady aroma of cucumber, courgette, watercress, watermelon, cabbage and bean, the team found the insects became temporarily disorientated. Weaving their way between the plant cells to reach the sap is technically challenging and ...
    on April 28, 2014     Source: Science Daily

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