zucchini (n.)youdaoicibaDictYouDict[zucchini 词源字典]
1915 in English cookery books, 1910 in travel books about Italy as an Italian word (defined as "an odd kind of little squash, very tender and palatable"), from Italian, plural of zucchino, diminutive of zucca "gourd, squash," perhaps from Late Latin cucutia, which is of unknown origin.[zucchini etymology, zucchini origin, 英语词源]