HyperDic: vegetable

English > 2 senses of the word vegetable:
NOUNfoodvegetable, veggie, vegedible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
plantvegetableany 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
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English > vegetable: 2 senses > noun 1, food
Meaningedible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant.
Synonymsveggie, veg
Part ofherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
Narrowerartichoke, globe artichokeA thistlelike flower head with edible fleshy leaves and heart
artichoke heartThe tender fleshy center of the immature artichoke flower
asparagusedible young / young shoots of the asparagus plant
bamboo shootedible young / young shoots of bamboo
cardoonOnly parts eaten are roots and especially stalks (blanched and used as celery)
celerystalks eaten raw or cooked or used as seasoning
cruciferous vegetableA vegetable of the mustard family
cucumber, cukecylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable
fennel, Florence fennel, finocchioaromatic bulbous stem base eaten cooked or raw in salads
greens, green, leafy vegetableAny of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
gumbo, okralong mucilaginous green pods
julienne, julienne vegetableA vegetable cut into thin strips (usually used as a garnish)
leekrelated to onions
legumeThe seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils)
mushroomfleshy body of any of numerous edible fungi
onionAn aromatic flavorful vegetable
pieplant, rhubarblong pinkish sour leafstalks usually eaten cooked and sweetened
plantainstarchy banana-like fruit
potherbAny of various herbaceous plants whose leaves or stems or flowers are cooked and used for food or seasoning
pumpkinusually large pulpy deep-yellow round fruit of the squash family maturing in late summer or early autumn
raw vegetable, rabbit foodAn uncooked vegetable
root vegetableAny of various fleshy edible underground roots or tubers
solanaceous vegetableAny of several fruits of plants of the family Solanaceae
squashedible fruit of a squash plant
truffle, earthnutedible subterranean fungus of the genus Tuber
Broaderproduce, green goods, green groceries, garden truckFresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
Spanishhortaliza, legumbre, verdura, verduras
Catalanhortalissa, llegum, verdura
English > vegetable: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningAny 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.
Narrowerartichoke, globe artichoke, artichoke plant, Cynara scolymusMediterranean thistlelike plant widely cultivated for its large edible flower head
beet, common beet, Beta vulgarisbiennial Eurasian plant usually having a swollen edible root
cardoon, Cynara cardunculussouthern European plant having spiny leaves and purple flowers cultivated for its edible leafstalks and roots
spinach, spinach plant, prickly-seeded spinach, Spinacia oleraceaSouthwestern Asian plant widely cultivated for its succulent edible dark green leaves
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
Spanishhortaliza, legumbre, vegetal, verdura
Catalanhortalissa, llegum, vegetal, verdura

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