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Definition of Vegetable

Vegetable

  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.
  5. A plant. See Plant.
  6. 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.

Vegetable Quotations

Imagination is the real and eternal world of which this vegetable universe is but a faint shadow.
William Blake

I always think if you have to cook once, it should feed you twice. If you're going to make a big chicken and vegetable soup for lunch on Monday, you stick it in the refrigerator and it's also for Wednesday's dinner.
Curtis Stone

My favorite hobby is being alone. I like to be alone. I also like dancing, fishing, playing poker sometimes and vegetable gardening - corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, I have a big garden every year.
Emanuel Steward

In North Korea, grass is a vegetable eaten by the people, and they've got nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles. So, something more stringent than what's been done to North Korea is going to have to work; otherwise, a military strike is the only option.
Oliver North

Cabbage: a familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head.
Ambrose Bierce
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Vegetable Translations

vegetable in Afrikaans is groente
vegetable in Dutch is groente
vegetable in Finnish is vihannes
vegetable in Italian is pianta
vegetable in Portuguese is legume, vegetal
vegetable in Spanish is verduras
vegetable in Swedish is vegetabilisk
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