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  Definition of vegetable
  1. edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
  2. any of various herbaceous plants cultivated for an edible part such as the fruit or the root of the beet or the leaf of spinach or the seeds of bean plants or the flower buds of broccoli or cauliflower
  3. of the nature of or characteristic of or derived from plants; "decaying vegetable matter"
Similar Words: veggie

 

Hyponyms: raw vegetable, rabbit food, legume, potherb, greens, green, leafy vegetable, solanaceous vegetable, root vegetable, pieplant, rhubarb, cruciferous vegetable, squash, cucumber, cuke, artichoke, globe artichoke, artichoke heart, asparagus, bamboo shoot, onion, leek, cardoon, celery, gumbo, okra, mushroom, pumpkin, truffle, earthnut, plantain, fennel, Florence fennel, finocchio, beet, common beet, Beta vulgaris, spinach, spinach plant, prickly-seeded spinach, Spinacia oleracea, artichoke plant, Cynara scolymus, Cynara cardunculus

 

Part Meronyms: herb, herbaceous plant

 

Language Translations:
Basque: landare-   Bosnian: biljka and povrće  
Catalan: vegetal and verdura   Chinese: 蔬菜  
Croatian: biljka and povrće   Danish: grøntsag  
Dutch: gewas and groente and planten-   Esperanto: legoma  
Finnish: kasvi and kasvi- and vihannes   French: légume and végétal  
German: Gemüse and Gewächs and pflanzlich   Greek: φυτό and λαχανικό  
Hindi: सब्ज़ी   Hungarian: növény and zöldség  
Interlingua: legumine and vegetal   Italian: vegetale and verdura  
Japanese: 野菜 and 植物   Korean: 푸성귀 and 채소  
Lithuanian: daržovė   Maltese: ħaxix  
Portuguese: vegetal and verdura   Romanian: vegetala  
Russian: овощ   Spanish: vegetal and verdura  
Swedish: grönsak   Turkish: bitki and sebze  
 
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