brinjal

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brinjal (ˈbrɪndʒəl)
 
n
(in India and Africa) another name for the: aubergine
 
[C17: from Portuguese berinjela, from Arabic; see aubergine]

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brinjal

noun
hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable [syn: eggplant
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