from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dish of eggplant and other vegetables, pine nuts, and anchovies, cooked in olive oil and served at room temperature, often as an appetizer.
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- n. a Sicilian dish of baked aubergines with capers, olives, pine nuts etc, normally served cold
Italian, of Sicilian dialectal origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)