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Synonyms for eggplant

egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow

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

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The conditions at the egg plant packing facility were routine.
Iran has been also ranked 11th in terms of honey output; 14th in terms of tea, egg plant, and potato output, 18th in terms of wheat; and 20th in terms of barely and soybean.
Emilio DeBess said so far no conclusive evidence has surfaced that salmonella-tainted eggs from the Wright County Egg plant are present in Oregon.
Other possibilities include the Matilija poppy (Romneya coulteri), called fried egg plant on account of its white flowers with yellow centers, and big berry manzanita (Arctostaphylos glauca), with blue foliage and cinnamon bark.
B/s tail slide shove Sal flip to pivot Egg plant on coping
Lincoln-based Cal-Maine, a poultry egg plant, closed on May 15 leaving 32 workers jobless.
the Consumers' Association magazine, include Limnanthes 'Sulphur Yellow' (Thomson and Morgan), an all-yellow version of the poached egg plant.
Lacewings, hoverflies, ladybirds, bees and some varieties of wasps feed on aphids and will be attracted into the garden with colourful flowering plants like borage, baby blue eyes (Nemophilia), and the lovely yellow and cream poached egg plant (Limnanthes douglasii).
For the next course, I had gateau of chargrilled egg plant with tomato and basil fondue and goats' cheese while my husband had the shoulder of Shropshire lamb with bubble and squeak polenta and minted caper jus.
Reporters visited an Ohio egg plant with hidden cameras and found month-old eggs being cartoned as if they were new.
It is large enough to really get serious about winter production - 50 x 30 - and so far we have tomatoes, egg plant, beans, zucchini and peppers.
Farmers should also apply such technique on other host plants of fruit fly including citrus, guava, berries, papaya, egg plant, and weeds.
Plant manager Emilio Escobar said that an $11 million construction project at the Michael Foods egg plant near Britt should bring another 25 jobs to the area.