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melanzana

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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic باذنجان, from Persian; compare also Greek μελιτζάνα (melitzána), and cf. Medieval Latin melongena. Reshaped under the influence of mela.

NounEdit

melanzana f (plural melanzane)

  1. aubergine (British); eggplant (US)
  2. dummy (US Italian-American slang) (eggplant-head)