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How do you spell melanzane?
‘Melanzana, melanzane’ *(f) is Italian for ‘aubergine, aubergines’. The plural is ‘melanzane’. ‘Aubergine’ is also referred to as ‘eggplant’, and, in South Africa, as ‘brinjal’.
What is a melanzane slang?
Noun. melanzana f (plural melanzane) aubergine (British); eggplant (US) Synonym: (Central Italy, rare) petonciano. (US, Italian-American slang) dummy (as though “eggplant-head”)
What does Mulignan mean in Italian?
News alerts in your inbox The term is not commonly used today, but is a shortened version of “mulignan” — a Sicilian slur used to describe black people or somebody with a dark complexion, according to the commission’s report on the case. The word “literally translates as ‘eggplant,”‘ the report said.
What do you call eggplant in English?
Eggplant or Aubergine The British have borrowed quite a few foods terms from their French neighbors and none is more well-known than aubergine,known as eggplant in the U.S.. The word aubergine comes from the Catalan word alberginia, which came from the Arabic al-badhinjan and the Persian word badingan before that.
What is eggplant slang for?
eggplant: (US, slang, derogatory, offensive) A black person (used mainly by Italian-Americans).
What is an aubergine food?
Whether you call it aubergine or eggplant, this is one of the best vegetables in the world. When cooked properly, it has such a creamy, dreamy texture and can soak up almost any flavour you put it with. And aubergine is such a versatile vegetable!
What is a parmi in Australia?
The parma in Australia is a chicken parmigiana. This ostensibly Italian dish has been highly Australianised, and is a classic Australian pub meal.
How do you spell chicken parmi?
Chicken parmigiana, or chicken parmesan (Italian pollo alla parmigiana), is a dish that consists of breaded chicken breast covered in tomato sauce and mozzarella, parmesan, or provolone cheese. A quantity of ham or bacon is sometimes added. The dish originated from 20th-century Italian diaspora.