eggplant bush

noun
hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Solanum, ↑genus Solanum
Part Meronyms: ↑eggplant, ↑aubergine, ↑mad apple

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  • eggplant — egg plant , egg plant egg plant, n. 1. (Bot.) A plant ({Solanum Melongena}), of East Indian origin, allied to the tomato, and bearing a large, glossy, edible fruit, shaped somewhat like an egg; mad apple. It is widely cultivated for its fruit,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bush tomato — The term bush tomato refers to the fruit or entire plants of certain nightshade ( Solanum ) species native to the more arid parts of Australia. While they are quite closely related to tomatoes ( Solanum lycopersicum ), they might be even closer… …   Wikipedia

  • egg-plant — eggplant egg plant , egg plant egg plant, n. 1. (Bot.) A plant ({Solanum Melongena}), of East Indian origin, allied to the tomato, and bearing a large, glossy, edible fruit, shaped somewhat like an egg; mad apple. It is widely cultivated for its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Solanum Melongena — eggplant egg plant , egg plant egg plant, n. 1. (Bot.) A plant ({Solanum Melongena}), of East Indian origin, allied to the tomato, and bearing a large, glossy, edible fruit, shaped somewhat like an egg; mad apple. It is widely cultivated for its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mad apple — Mad ap ple, Mad apple Mad ap ple, n. 1. (Bot.) The eggplant bush ({Solanum melongena}). See {Eggplant}. Syn: eggplant, aubergine, brinjal, eggplant bush, garden egg, {Solanum melongena}. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 2. The fruit of the eggplant… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mad-apple — Mad ap ple, Mad apple Mad ap ple, n. 1. (Bot.) The eggplant bush ({Solanum melongena}). See {Eggplant}. Syn: eggplant, aubergine, brinjal, eggplant bush, garden egg, {Solanum melongena}. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 2. The fruit of the eggplant… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Solanum melongena — Mad apple Mad ap ple, Mad apple Mad ap ple, n. 1. (Bot.) The eggplant bush ({Solanum melongena}). See {Eggplant}. Syn: eggplant, aubergine, brinjal, eggplant bush, garden egg, {Solanum melongena}. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 2. The fruit of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mad apple — noun 1. hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable • Syn: ↑eggplant, ↑aubergine, ↑brinjal, ↑eggplant bush, ↑garden egg, ↑Solanum melongena • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • garden egg — noun hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable • Syn: ↑eggplant, ↑aubergine, ↑brinjal, ↑eggplant bush, ↑mad apple, ↑Solanum melongena • Hypernyms: ↑her …   Useful english dictionary

  • herbaceous plant — noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests • Syn: ↑herb • Derivationally related forms: ↑herbal (for: ↑herb) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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