One Word Photo Challenge: Eggplant

Eggplant the colour is a dark purple or brownish-purple colour that resembles the color of the outer skin of European eggplants. Another name for the color eggplant is aubergine.

The first recorded use of eggplant as a color name in English was in 1915.

The pinkish-purple-grayish color shown in the color box as eggplant was introduced by Crayola in 1998.



7 thoughts on “One Word Photo Challenge: Eggplant

  1. I like these facts about eggplant color. Are you familiar with the book called Colors? The author goes into the history of all the major colors. It is fascinating. If you are interested, I will find the author’s name.


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