vegetable kingdom


vegetable kingdom
Synonyms and related words:
animal kingdom, botany, chain of being, class structure, domain, establishment, flora, flowerage, greenery, greens, herbage, hierarchy, kingdom, mineral kingdom, natural hierarchy, pecking order, plant kingdom, plant life, plants, power structure, pyramid, realm, vegetable life, vegetation, vegetation spirit, verdure

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  • Vegetable kingdom — Vegetable Veg e*ta*ble, a. [F. v[ e]g[ e]table growing, capable of growing, formerly also, as a noun, a vegetable, from L. vegetabilis enlivening, from vegetare to enliven, invigorate, quicken, vegetus enlivened, vigorous, active, vegere to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vegetable kingdom — Vegetable Veg e*ta*ble, a. [F. v[ e]g[ e]table growing, capable of growing, formerly also, as a noun, a vegetable, from L. vegetabilis enlivening, from vegetare to enliven, invigorate, quicken, vegetus enlivened, vigorous, active, vegere to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vegetable kingdom — Kingdom King dom, n. [AS. cyningd[=o]m. See 2d {King}, and { dom}.] 1. The rank, quality, state, or attributes of a king; royal authority; sovereign power; rule; dominion; monarchy. [1913 Webster] Thy kingdom is an everlasting kingdom. Ps. cxiv.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vegetable kingdom — noun : plant kingdom * * * vegetable kingdom noun That division of natural objects which consists of vegetables or plants • • • Main Entry: ↑vegetable * * * vegetable kingdom, = plant kingdom. (Cf. ↑plant kingdom) …   Useful english dictionary

  • vegetable kingdom — veg′etable king dom n. cvb bio the plants of the world collectively (contrasted with animal kingdom mineral kingdom) …   From formal English to slang

  • vegetable kingdom. — See plant kingdom. * * * …   Universalium

  • vegetable kingdom — plant kingdom, group of plants in general …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vegetable kingdom — /ˈvɛdʒtəbəl kɪŋdəm/ (say vejtuhbuhl kingduhm) noun → plant kingdom …   Australian English dictionary

  • vegetable kingdom. — See plant kingdom …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom — is a book on evolution in plants by Charles Darwin, first published in 1876. In this book Darwin provides experimental evidence for a hypothesis stated in his famed book of 1859, Origin of Species, that ... in none [i.e. plant] [...] can self… …   Wikipedia


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