het woord van vandaag

Category: zelfstandig naamwoord

Topic: eten en drinken
Topic: planten

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The word of 16 February 2013 was:

(de) cour·get·te ()
= zucchini, courgette

The word 'courgette' is borrowed from the French language and is pronounced similarly.

The scientific name of the zucchini is 'Cucurbita pepo'. Read more about the plant on Wikipedia: link

"Snijd met een kaasschaaf over de lengte dunne plakken van de courgette."
– Stéphanie Versteeg, in: nrc.next (2011)

"Wie gaat er nou vrijwillig courgettes verbouwen?"
– Olaf Tempelman, in: de Volkskrant (2005)