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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See pattypan squash.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A scalloped or pattypan variety of summer squash.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A scalloped or “pattypan” variety of summer squash.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. squash plant having flattened round fruit with a scalloped edge; usually greenish white


Alteration of simnel.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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  • It's humble and not at all posh,
    An earthy inelegant nosh.
    A lumpy, pale, thin thing,
    The cringing wee cymling
    Just begs to be treated as squash.

    March 25, 2015

  • I don't know. I've never cymled.
    (See "Department of very old jokes.")

    April 14, 2014

  • Do you like cymling?

    April 14, 2014