Meaning of melongene in English:

melongene

Pronunciation /ˈmɛləndʒiːn/

noun

  • In the Caribbean: the aubergine or eggplant, Solanum melongena; the fruit of this plant.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826), revolutionary politician and president of the United States of America. From French mélongène from post-classical Latin melongena.