μελιτζάνα

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From Byzantine Greek μελιντζάνα (melintzána) under the influence of Italian melanzana, both from Arabic بَاذِنْجَان(bāḏinjān, aubergine). Doublet of βαζάνι (vazáni).

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μελιτζάνα (melitzánaf (plural μελιτζάνες)

  1. (vegetable) aubergine (UK), eggplant (US)
    βαζάνι n (vazáni) (dialectal, Cyprus)

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