meaning of vegetable

1. 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.
edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant

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