Of or pertaining to plants; having the nature of, or produced by, plants; as, a vegetable nature; vegetable growths, juices, etc.
Consisting of, or comprising, plants; as, the vegetable kingdom.
Plants having distinct flowers and true seeds.
Plants without true flowers, and reproduced by minute spores of various kinds, or by simple cell division.
A plant. See Plant.
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.
A herbaceous plant grown for eating, usually eaten as part of a meal. vegetative. Referring to asexual (stem, leaf, root) development in plants in contrast to sexual (flower, seed) development.
Any edible part of a plant not formed from a matured ovary or from an ovary and associated parts.
The edible portion of an herbaceous garden plant.
edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
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
of the nature of or characteristic of or derived from plants; "decaying vegetable matter"
a herbaceous (non-woody) plant or plant part which can be eaten without processing and is usually consumed with the main meal
a herbaceous plant of which all or a part is eaten, raw or cooked
an annual or bi-annual plant requiring re-seeding over and over again, whereas a tree takes many years to grow and is therefore perennial in character
an edible part of a plant that is not part of the reproductive organs (edible roots, stems, leaves, etc
an edible plant part other than the fruit
a part of a plant consumed by humans that is not considered grain, fruit, nut, spice, or herb, i
a plant that is cultivated for its edible part or parts
a plant that one harvests
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A plant cultivated for an edible part
a plant grown for food
A vegetable is a plant whose stem, leaves, tubers, roots, bulbs, or flower is a food source for people. Some examples of vegetables include carrots, eggplant, potatoes, spinach, broccoli, onion, and asparagus.
Vegetable is a culinary term. Its definition has no scientific value and is somewhat arbitrary and subjective. All parts of herbaceous plants eaten as food by humans, whole or in part, are generally considered vegetables.