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EnglishEdit

 
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an aubergine

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French aubergine, from Catalan albergínia, from Arabic اَلْبَاذِنْجَان (al-bāḏinjān, the eggplant), from Persian بادنگان (bâdengân), from باتنگان (bâtengân), from Sanskrit वातिगगम (vātiga-gama, eggplant).

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aubergine (plural aubergines)

  1. (Britain) an Asian plant, Solanum melongena, cultivated for its edible purple, green, or white ovoid fruit
  2. (Britain) the fruit of this plant, eaten as a vegetable
  3. a dark purple colour; eggplant.
    aubergine colour:  

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DanishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /obɛrsjiːnə/, [ob̥æɐ̯ˈɕiːn̩], [ob̥æɐ̯ˈɕiːne], [ob̥æɐ̯ˈɕinː]

NounEdit

aubergine c (singular definite auberginen, plural indefinite auberginer)

  1. eggplant, aubergine (fruit, plant, color)

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Catalan albergínia, from Arabic اَلْبَاذِنْجَان (al-bāḏinjān), the eggplant, from Persian بادنگان (bâdengân), from باتنگان (bâtengân), from Sanskrit वातिगगम (vātiga-gama, eggplant).

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aubergine f (plural aubergines)

  1. eggplant, aubergine.
  2. (historical) A French female traffic warden (from the colour of their uniforms; more recently pervenche).

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SwedishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French aubergine.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɔbɛrˈɕɪn/, /ɔbɛrˈɕiːn/

NounEdit

aubergine c

  1. eggplant, aubergine (fruit, plant, color)

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