mulignana

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Neapolitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بَاذِنْجَان (bāḏinjān), from now archaic Persian بادنگان (bâdengân), from Sanskrit भण्डाकी (bhaṇḍākī, aubergine), reshaped under the influence of mela (apple). (melingian > meligniana > mulignana) Compare Greek μελιτζάνα (melitzána), Sicilian milinciana and Medieval Latin mēlongēna.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /mu.liɲ.ˈɲa.nə/
  • Hyphenation: mu‧li‧gnà‧na

Noun[edit]

mulignana f (plural mulignane)

  1. eggplant, aubergine
  2. bruise