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PortugueseEdit

 
beringela (1)
 
beringela (2)

Alternative formsEdit

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)

DescendantsEdit