HyperDic: eggplant

English > 2 senses of the word eggplant:
NOUNfoodeggplant, aubergine, mad appleegg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow
planteggplant, aubergine, brinjal, eggplant bush, garden egg, mad apple, Solanum melongenahairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable
eggplant > pronunciation
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English > eggplant: 2 senses > noun 1, food
Meaningegg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow.
Synonymsaubergine, mad apple
Part ofeggplant, aubergine, brinjal, eggplant bush, garden egg, mad apple, Solanum melongenahairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable
Broadersolanaceous vegetableAny of several fruits of plants of the family Solanaceae
Spanishberenjena
Catalanalbergínia
English > eggplant: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaninghairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable.
Synonymsaubergine, brinjal, eggplant bush, garden egg, mad apple, Solanum melongena
Member ofSolanum, genus Solanumtype genus of the Solanaceae
Partseggplant, aubergine, mad appleegg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
Spanishberenjena, solanum melongena
Catalanalbergínia, alberginiera, solanum melongena, Solanum melongena

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