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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow; Hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable.

Usage examples (33)
  • I wanted aubergine, which is a rich, plum-esque color.
  • I love the eggplant aka aubergine addition and anchovy dressing :
  • And I had the most amazing eggplant (called aubergine) dish the other night.
  • In Europe it is called aubergine, the word also deriving from Sanskrit, via Catalan, Arabic and Persian. for more
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