Synonyms

1. eggplant

noun. ['ˈɛgˌplænt'] egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow.

Synonyms

  • Solanum melongena
  • brinjal
  • garden egg
  • solanaceous vegetable
  • aubergine
  • eggplant bush

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Words that Rhyme with Eggplant

  • confidante
  • gerbrandt
  • implant
  • norplant
  • rembrandt
  • rosengrant

How do you pronounce eggplant?

Pronounce eggplant as ˈɛgˌplænt.

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Example sentences of the word eggplant


1. Noun, singular or mass
Because eggplant soaks up so much oil, toss it in just enough to coat it.

2. Verb, base form
Chicken and eggplant can be united in a coconut-milk-based Thai green curry.

3. Adjective
You'll use less oil if you first bake eggplant first.

2. eggplant

noun. ['ˈɛgˌplænt'] hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable.

Synonyms

  • Solanum melongena
  • herb
  • brinjal
  • herbaceous plant
  • genus Solanum
  • garden egg
  • aubergine
  • eggplant bush
  • Solanum
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