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A squash of a saucer-shaped variety with a scalloped rim and creamy white flesh.
- ‘Many vegetables - such as pattypan squash, peppers, and tomatoes - are delicious when sizzled on the grill.’
- ‘This includes zucchini, pattypan, butternut, acorn, and pumpkin.’
- ‘The notoriously prolific zucchini is perhaps the best-known summer squash, but the group also includes chayote, yellow crookneck and straightneck squash, as well as pattypans.’
- ‘In a bowl, combine the zucchini and pattypan squash.’
So named from the resemblance in shape to a pan for baking a patty.
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