Varieties of the gourd Cucurbita pepo. Grouped with courgettes, squashes, and pumpkins; 95% water. A 100‐g portion provides 1 g of dietary fibre, with only traces of nutrients and only 9 kcal (36 kJ). Courgettes and zucchini are varieties that have been developed for cutting when small. See also bone marrow.
Subjects: Medicine and Health — Cookery, Food, and Drink.