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scar'let egg'plant




a hairy, prickly plant, Solanum integrifolium, of the nightshade family, native to Africa, grown for its furrowed, nearly round, scarlet or yellow ornamental fruit. Also called tomato eggplant.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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