mad apple


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Noun1.mad apple - hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetablemad apple - 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.mad apple - egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellowmad apple - 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
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Angry Orchard recently launched Hop'n Mad Apple, its first hopped cider, Sipes says.
In only three years since it started, the Mad Apple firm in Novy Saldorf, a village in a wine-making region about 200 kilometers southeast of Prague, is set to increase output a hundredfold, has won an industry medal and launched into the export market.
Some presume that this fear was the inspiration for its Italian name "melanzane," from the phrase "mala insana," or "mad apple." Over the next 200 years, Southern Europeans gradually laid their misgivings to rest and welcomed the vegetable into their kitchens.