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egg·plant

 (ĕg′plănt′)
n.
1.
a. A plant (Solanum melongena) native to India, cultivated for its edible, glossy, usually ovoid fruits that are chiefly purple but can be white, yellow, or green.
b. A fruit of this plant. Also called aubergine.
2. A blackish purple.

[From the appearance of the ovoid fruit, especially of varieties bearing white-skinned fruit.]

eggplant

(ˈɛɡˌplɑːnt)
n
1. (Plants) a tropical Old World solanaceous plant, Solanum melongena, widely cultivated for its egg-shaped typically dark purple fruit
2. (Plants) the fruit of this plant, which is cooked and eaten as a vegetable
Also called: aubergine

egg•plant

(ˈɛgˌplænt, -ˌplɑnt)

n.
1. a plant, Solanum melongena esculentum, of the nightshade family, cultivated for its edible, usu. dark-purple fruit.
2. the fruit of this plant used as a vegetable.
3. a blackish purple color; aubergine.
[1760–70]

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The large, egg-shaped dark purple fruit of the eggplant.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eggplant - egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yelloweggplant - egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow
solanaceous vegetable - any of several fruits of plants of the family Solanaceae; especially of the genera Solanum, Capsicum, and Lycopersicon
eggplant bush, garden egg, mad apple, Solanum melongena, aubergine, brinjal, eggplant - hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable
2.eggplant - hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetableeggplant - hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable
eggplant, mad apple, aubergine - egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Solanum, Solanum - type genus of the Solanaceae: nightshade; potato; eggplant; bittersweet
Translations
بَاذِنـْجانباذِنْجان
baklažán
aubergine
munakoiso
patlidžan
padlizsán
eggaldin
ナス
가지
jajčevec
aubergineäggplanta
มะเขือฝรั่งมีสีม่วงผลยาวใหญ่
cà tím

eggplant

[ˈegplɑːnt] N (esp US) → berenjena f

eggplant

[ˈɛgplɑːnt] naubergine fegg roll n
(= sandwich) → sandwich m à l'œuf
(Chinese)pâté m impérialegg-shaped [ˈɛgʃeɪpt] adjen forme d'œuf, ovoïde

eggplant

[ˈɛgplɑːnt] n (esp Am) → melanzana

egg1

(eg) noun
1. an oval object usually covered with shell, laid by a bird, reptile etc, from which a young one is hatched. The female bird is sitting on the eggs in the nest.
2. such an object laid by a hen, used as food. Would you rather have boiled, fried or scrambled eggs?
3. in the female mammal, the cell from which the young one is formed; the ovum. The egg is fertilized by the male sperm.
ˈegg-cup noun
a small cup-shaped container for holding a boiled egg while it is being eaten.
ˈeggplant noun
a dark purple fruit used as a vegetable.
ˈeggshell noun
the fragile covering of an egg.
put all one's eggs in one basket
to depend entirely on the success of one scheme, plan etc. You should apply for more than one job – don't put all your eggs in one basket.
teach one's grandmother to suck eggs
to try to show someone more experienced than oneself how to do something.

eggplant

بَاذِنـْجان baklažán aubergine Aubergine μελιτζάνα berenjena munakoiso aubergine patlidžan melanzana ナス 가지 aubergine aubergine bakłażan beringela, berinjela баклажан aubergine มะเขือฝรั่งมีสีม่วงผลยาวใหญ่ patlıcan cà tím 茄子

eggplant

n. berenjena.
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