Definition of aubergine in English:


Syllabification: au·ber·gine
Pronunciation: /ˈōbərˌZHēn


chiefly British
  • 1 another term for eggplant.
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    • Heat a large frying pan or wok and then fry off the vegetables in turn, aubergines first then peppers then courgettes.
    • This is a lovely way of doing a variety of fried vegetables, like aubergines, courgettes, pumpkin, spinach and squash.
    • It will surprise no one to hear that the aubergine is my favourite vegetable.
  • 1.1A dark purple color like that of eggplant.
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    • Dark berry colours will also be very popular; plum, aubergine, dark raspberry and even chocolate colours.
    • Some of them are quite distinctive colours like aubergine and black and white.
    • ‘Vogue’ has declared aubergine the colour of the season and everyone has been much relieved by the disappearance of pink.

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