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English noun: vegetable

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


Synonymsveg, veggie


Broader (hypernym)garden truck, green goods, green groceries, produce


Narrower (hyponym)artichoke, artichoke heart, asparagus, bamboo shoot, cardoon, celery, cruciferous vegetable, cucumber, cuke, earthnut, fennel, finocchio, Florence fennel, globe artichoke, green, greens, gumbo, julienne, julienne vegetable, leafy vegetable, leek, legume, mushroom, okra, onion, pieplant, plantain, potherb, pumpkin, rabbit food, raw vegetable, rhubarb, root vegetable, solanaceous vegetable, squash, truffle


Part meronymherb, herbaceous plant

2. vegetable (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


Broader (hypernym)herb, herbaceous plant


Narrower (hyponym)artichoke, artichoke plant, beet, Beta vulgaris, cardoon, common beet, Cynara cardunculus, Cynara scolymus, globe artichoke, prickly-seeded spinach, spinach, spinach plant, Spinacia oleracea









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