"eggplants" in the noun sense
1. eggplant, aubergine, mad apple
egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow
2. eggplant, aubergine, brinjal, eggplant bush, garden egg, mad apple, Solanum melongena
hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable
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