- noun an Italian or American name for courgettes, the fruit of the marrow at a very immature stage in its development, cut when between 10 and 20cm long. Zucchinis may be green or yellow in colour.
- noun the penis. This Italian term for courgettes is also used throughout North America to refer to the vegetable in its singular form. In addition to its culinary usage, it is also a fairly widespread jocularism for the male member.