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you say aubergine, I say eggplant...where did these names come from anyway?

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you say aubergine, I say eggplant...where did these names come from anyway?

magnolia | Sep 6, 2002 07:23 AM

Is eggplant called that because of the shape? That seems too obvious. Where did the name aubergine? I know it's French but what, if anything, has it got to to do with an auberge?

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