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|Noun||1.||Solanum melongena - 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