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aubergine vs. eggplant

[ oh-ber-zheen, -jeen, oh-ber-; oh-ber-zheen, -jeen, oh-ber- ]
  1. eggplant.
  2. a dark purplish color.
[ eg-plant, -plahnt ]
  1. a plant, Solanum melongena esculentum, of the nightshade family, cultivated for its edible, dark-purple or occasionally white or yellow fruit.
  2. the fruit of this plant used as a table vegetable.
  3. a blackish purple color; aubergine.

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