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beringela

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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic بَاذِنْجَان(bāḏinjān), from Persian بادنجان(bâdenjân), from Sanskrit भण्टाकी(bhaṇṭākī, aubergine). Sanskrit word is likely of Dravidian origin.

Compare Galician berinxela, berenxena and Spanish berenjena.

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NounEdit

beringela f (plural beringelas)

  1. aubergine, eggplant (edible fruit)
  2. aubergine, eggplant (plant)

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