Aubergine vs. Eggplant

Aubergine vs. Eggplant — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Aubergine and Eggplant

Auberginenoun

(British) an Asian plant, Solanum melongena, cultivated for its edible purple, green, or white ovoid fruit

Eggplantnoun

The plant Solanum melongena.

Auberginenoun

(British) the fruit of this plant, eaten as a vegetable

Eggplantnoun

The edible fruit of the Solanum melongena: an aubergine.

Auberginenoun

a dark purple colour; eggplant.

Eggplantnoun

(North America) A dark purple color, like that of the skin of this fruit.

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Auberginenoun

hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable

Eggplantnoun

A black person (used mainly by Italian-Americans).

Auberginenoun

egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow

Eggplantnoun

(snowboarding) A 180 backside rotated invert in which the front hand is planted on the lip of the halfpipe wall

Eggplantnoun

egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow

Eggplantnoun

hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable

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