Chiefly British. eggplant.
a dark purplish color.
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How to use aubergine in a sentence
“Hillary also looked beautiful in that aubergine dress,” he said.
Big aubergine walls and hedges lined the pathways, some 20 feet high.
All the trappings, including saddle and saddle-cloth, in green and aubergine.
Just above, inside a building, which is of aubergine and green, is a man sorting the rice.
A gold base deeply chiselled in wave-diaper and overrun with a paste of aubergine purple is the most pleasing.
British Dictionary definitions for aubergine
a tropical Old World solanaceous plant, Solanum melongena, widely cultivated for its egg-shaped typically dark purple fruit: US, Canadian, and Australian name: eggplant
the fruit of this plant, which is cooked and eaten as a vegetable
a dark purple colour
(as adjective): an aubergine dress
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