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vegetable
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 6
1. A plant. See Plant.
2. A plant used or cultivated for food for man or domestic animals, as the cabbage, turnip, potato, bean, dandelion, etc.; also, the edible part of such a plant, as prepared for market or the table.
Part of Speech: Noun
1. Of or pertaining to plants; having the nature of, or produced by, plants; as, a vegetable nature; vegetable growths, juices, etc.
2. Consisting of, or comprising, plants; as, the vegetable kingdom.
3. Plants having distinct flowers and true seeds.
4. Plants without true flowers, and reproduced by minute spores of various kinds, or by simple cell division.
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