aubergine


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au·ber·gine

 (ō′bĕr-zhēn′, ō′bər-jēn)
n.

[French, from Catalan albergínia, albergina, from Arabic al-bāḏinjān, the eggplant, from Persian bādenjān, bādengān, from a Middle Indic source akin to Pali vātiṅgaṇa, and Sanskrit bhaṇṭākī, ultimately of non-Indo-European origin; akin to Tamil vaḷutalai, vaḷutuṇai .]

aubergine

(ˈəʊbəˌʒiːn)
n
1. (Plants) a tropical Old World solanaceous plant, Solanum melongena, widely cultivated for its egg-shaped typically dark purple fruit. US, Canadian, and Australian name: eggplant
2. (Plants) the fruit of this plant, which is cooked and eaten as a vegetable
3. (Colours)
a. a dark purple colour
b. (as adjective): an aubergine dress.
[C18: from French, from Catalan alberginia, from Arabic al-bādindjān, ultimately from Sanskrit vatin-ganah, of obscure origin]

au•ber•gine

(ˈoʊ bərˌʒin, -ˌdʒin, ˈoʊ bɛr-)

n.
1. Chiefly Brit. eggplant.
2. a dark purplish color.
[1785–95; < French < Catalan albargínia]

aubergine

eggplant
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aubergine - hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetableaubergine - 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
2.aubergine - egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellowaubergine - 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
Translations
بَاذِنـْجانباذِنْجان
baklažánlilek
aubergine
بادنجان
munakoiso
patlidžan
padlizsán
ナス
가지
baklažans
jajčevec
aubergineäggplanta
มะเขือฝรั่งมีสีม่วงผลยาวใหญ่
cà tím

aubergine

[ˈəʊbəʒiːn]
A. N
1. (esp Brit) (Bot) → berenjena f
2. (= colour) → (color m) berenjena f
B. ADJcolor berenjena inv

aubergine

[ˈəʊbərʒiːn] naubergine f

aubergine

nAubergine f; (= colour)Aubergine nt
adjaubergine(farben)

aubergine

[ˈəʊbəʒiːn] n (esp Brit) → melanzana

aubergine

(ˈoubəʒiːn) noun
eggplant; a purple vegetable.

aubergine

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
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