Meaning of eggplant
Pronunciation: (eg'plant", -plänt"), [key]
- a plant, Solanum melongena esculentum, of the nightshade family, cultivated for its edible, dark-purple or occasionally white or yellow fruit.
- the fruit of this plant used as a table vegetable.
- a blackish purple color; aubergine.
- eggplant (Thesaurus)