from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A pan used for baking patties
  • n. A small variety of squash with a scalloped rim and creamy white flesh

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A pan for baking patties.
  • n. A patty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small pan used for baking patties.
  • n. Any small pan in which to bake a cake.
  • n. A patty.

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

  • n. a pan for cooking patties or pasties


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  • Look for the nutty, more firm, squash varieties such as pattypan, Zephyr or my favorite, Magda.

    Groundwork: Just stew it

  • Place pattypan squash, zucchini, pea pods, and 3-inch green onion portions in a plastic bag set in a shallow dish.

    Carolyn Scott: A Funfilled Father's Day

  • Looking at my pattypan squash plant take off or seeing the moss rose pop out a new color...ahhhh.

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • I served the pattypan squash sambar with steamed rice and roasted eggplant slices (eggplant slices sprinkled with a mixture of rice flour, salt and red chili powder, then roasted on a baking sheet in a toaster oven until tender).

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • So my one dollar purchase of pattypan squash yielded 3 different main dishes!

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • Wash the pattypan squash, cut it into bite-size chunks and set aside.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • The tender juicy chunks of pattypan squash in the sambar were just irresistible!

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • I remembered that it is generally baby pattypan squashes that are tender and delicious, and the ones I bought were literally as large as saucers, 4-5 inches in diameter.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • In terms of texture, taste and appearance, pattypan squash most resembles a tender version of our Indian doodhi (bottle gourd).

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • Our adventures with with pattypan are done for now, and I'm not sad to see it go.

    Archive 2009-08-01


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