Definition of aubergine noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈəʊbəʒiːn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈoʊbərʒiːn//
(British English) (North American English eggplant) [countable, uncountable] Vegetables
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a vegetable with shiny dark purple skin and soft white flesh See related entries: Vegetables Word Originlate 18th cent.: from French, from Catalan alberginia, from Arabic al-bād̲injān (based on Persian bādingān, from Sanskrit vātiṃgaṇa).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: aubergine

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