aubergine

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English[edit]

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an aubergine

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French aubergine, from Catalan albergínia, from Arabic الباذِنْجان (al-baðinjān), the eggplant, from Persian بادنگان (bâdengân), from باتنگان (bâtengân), from Sanskrit वातिगगम (vātigagama, eggplant).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈəʊ.bə.ʒiːn/

Noun[edit]

aubergine (plural aubergines)

  1. (UK) an Asian plant, Solanum melongena, cultivated for its edible purple, green, or white ovoid fruit
  2. (UK) the fruit of this plant, eaten as a vegetable
  3. a dark purple colour; eggplant.
    aubergine colour:    

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Danish[edit]

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aubergine

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /obɛrsjiːnə/, [ob̥æɐ̯ˈɕiːn̩], [ob̥æɐ̯ˈɕiːne], [ob̥æɐ̯ˈɕinː]

Noun[edit]

aubergine c (singular definite auberginen, plural indefinite auberginer)

  1. eggplant, aubergine (fruit, plant, color)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Catalan albergínia, from Arabic الباذِنْجان (al-baðinjān), the eggplant, from Persian بادنگان (bâdengân), from باتنگان (bâtengân), from Sanskrit वातिगगम (vātigagama, eggplant).

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aubergine f (plural aubergines)

  1. eggplant, aubergine.
  2. (historical) A French female traffic warden (from the colour of their uniforms; more recently pervenche).

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Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French aubergine.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɔbɛrˈɕɪn/, /ɔbɛrˈɕiːn/

Noun[edit]

aubergine c

  1. eggplant, aubergine (fruit, plant, color)

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