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aubergine

noun au·ber·gine \ˈō-bər-ˌzhēn\

Definition of AUBERGINE

1
chiefly British :  eggplant 1
2
:  eggplant 2

Origin of AUBERGINE

French, from Catalan albergínia, from Arabic al-bādhinjān the eggplant, ultimately from Middle Indo-Aryan *vātiñjaṇa-, vātiṅgaṇa-
First Known Use: 1794

Other Seed Plant Terms

box, bramble, briar, composite, perpetual, pulse, trefoil

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