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 اَلْبَاذِنْجَان ‎(al-bāḏinjān, eggplant), from Persian بادنگان ‎(bâdengân), from باتنگان ‎(bâtengân), from Sanskrit वातिगगम ‎(vātiga-gama, eggplant).

Noun[edit]

melongene ‎(plural melongenes) (Britain)

  1. An aubergine; an eggplant.

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