Aubergine - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈoʊbərʒiːn|  American pronunciation of the word aubergine
Brit.  |ˈəʊbəʒiːn|  British pronunciation of the word aubergine

noun

- hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable (syn: brinjal, eggplant)
- egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow (syn: eggplant)

Word forms

noun
singular: aubergine
plural: aubergines
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