Japanese eggplant

noun

Definition of Japanese eggplant

: a long slender eggplant having a dark purple thin skin

First Known Use of Japanese eggplant

1908, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Japanese eggplant was in 1908

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“Japanese eggplant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Japanese%20eggplant. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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