Definition of Brinjal

1. Noun. Hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable.




Definition of Brinjal

1. Noun. (India) (Malaysia) An aubergine or eggplant. ¹

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Definition of Brinjal

1. the aubergine [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brinjal

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Literary usage of Brinjal

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1. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society by Bombay Natural History Society (1889)
"... period to contribute something of greater interest than the bleak hills of Afghanistan can afford. INSTANCE OF TERATOLOGY IN THE brinjal OR EGG-PLANT ..."

2. The Useful Plants of India: With Notices of Their Chief Value in Commerce by Heber Drury (1873)
"The brinjal is universally cultivated in India as an esculent vegetable, belonging to an order of plants remarkable for their poisonous as well as harmless ..."

3. Tamil proverbs: with their English translation : containing upwards of six by P. Percival (1874)
"When it is said that the brinjal is worm eaten, she imputes it to a defect in the knife. ... When you buy a brinjal, will the bazaar .people give you a ..."

4. Catalogue of the Vegetable Productions of the Presidency of Bombay by George Christopher Molesworth Birdwood (1865)
"... common, large brinjal ; and ... long, white brinjal, of which a sub-variety is striped red (Graham). ..."

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