melongene

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English[edit]

a melongene

Etymology[edit]

French mélongène, from Medieval Latin melongena, Italian melanzana, from Greek μελιτζάνα (melitzána), from Arabic الباذِنْجان (al-baðinjān, eggplant), from Persian بادنگان (bâdengân), from باتنگان (bâtengân), from Sanskrit वातिगगम (vātiga-gama, eggplant).

Noun[edit]

melongene (plural melongenes) (UK)

  1. An aubergine; an eggplant.

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