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eggplant

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noun egg·plant \-ˌplant\

Definition of eggplant

  1. 1 a :  a widely cultivated perennial Asian herb (Solanum melongena) of the nightshade family yielding edible fruit b :  the usually smooth ovoid typically blackish-purple or white fruit of the eggplant

  2. 2 :  a dark grayish or blackish purple




EGGPLANT Defined for Kids

eggplant

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noun egg·plant \ˈeg-ˌplant, ˈāg-\

Definition of eggplant for Students

  1. :  an oval vegetable with a usually glossy purplish skin and white flesh





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