Definition of aubergine in English:

aubergine

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noun

  • 1mainly British The purple egg-shaped fruit of a tropical Old World plant, which is eaten as a vegetable; an eggplant.

    • ‘a puree of aubergine’
    1. 1.1A dark purple color like the skin of an eggplant.
  • 2mainly British The large plant of the nightshade family that bears eggplants.

    Solanum melongena, family Solanaceae

Pronunciation

aubergine

/ˈōbərˌZHēn/ /ˈoʊbərˌʒin/

Origin

Late 18th century from French, from Catalan alberginia, from Arabic al-bāḏinjān (based on Persian bādingān, from Sanskrit vātiṃgaṇa).