Brinjal definition

(India, Malaysian) An aubergine or eggplant.
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Noun

Singular:
brinjal
Plural:
brinjals

Origin of brinjal

  • From Portuguese brinjela, ultimately from Sanskrit भण्टाकी (bhaṇṭākī, “aubergine”). Sanskrit word is likely of Dravidian origin, from the source that also ultimately gave English aubergine.

    From Wiktionary