Definitions starting with G

ID #4435

garden egg

n. 1. [DJE, KEG idem] the eggplant or aubergine, Solanum melongena. = EGG FRUIT 1 (Eleu.)

2. [from its appearance] a small, whitish egg-shaped fruit, Lucuma nervosa: 1978 Vegetables . . may include yam, okra. . .garden egg, etc. (Higgs 33). = EGG FRUITS, VEGETABLE EGG (Andros)

Tags: food, noun, plant, vegetable

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Last update: 2011-04-30 21:53
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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