English version

eggplant

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food
eggplantegg‧plant /ˈeɡplɑːnt $ -plænt/ noun [countable, uncountable] American English  DFa large vegetable with smooth purple skin syn aubergine British English
Examples from the Corpus
eggplantAdd eggplant to saucepan and saute in remaining oil until golden brown, 6 to 8 minutes.But eggplant is her game.When it comes to cooking eggplant, that is always the question.Remove eggplant with slotted utensil and set aside.The purple-skinned eggplant is baked to almost a soft pudding.Beyond that, I could see no correlation between the amount of seeds and the bitterness of the eggplant.The eggplant on top was curled up.When eggplant is done, remove to platter on top of herbs and brush tops with oil once more.
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