pattypan squashpat·ty·pan squash
A variety of summer squash (Cucurbita pepo) having a flat round fruit with a scalloped edge, usually a white or yellow rind, and creamy white flesh. Also called cymling .
(plural pattypan squash)
- A summer squash notable for its small size, round and shallow shape, and scalloped edges, somewhat resembling a small toy top, or flying saucer, of the species Cucurbita pepo.