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Saltos de línea: vege|table
Pronunciación: /ˈvɛdʒtəb(ə)l
, ˈvɛdʒɪtə-/

Definición de vegetable en inglés:


1A plant or part of a plant used as food, such as a cabbage, potato, turnip, or bean: fresh fruit and vegetables [as modifier]: a vegetable garden vegetable soup
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I lived on vegetable stew, which became by Monday spicy vegetable stew and by Wednesday vegetable curry.
  • A glass of fresh vegetable juice is a healthy snack that will provide your body with important nutrients.
  • The buffet-style meals include homemade tortillas, scrambled eggs, and vegetable soup with rice.
2 informal A person with a dull or inactive life: I thought I’d sort of flop back and be a vegetable for a bit
2.1 offensive A person who is incapable of normal mental or physical activity, especially through brain damage.


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Relating to plants or plant life, especially as distinct from animal life or mineral substances: decaying vegetable matter
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • However, the commercial fish food is designed to offer a nutrient-rich and balanced diet, and it contains both animal and vegetable matter.
  • Natural fibers may be of animal, vegetable, or mineral origin.
  • Seeds and insects are part of their diet year round, but the ratio of animal and vegetable matter fluctuates throughout the year.


late Middle English (in the sense 'growing as a plant'): from Old French, or from late Latin vegetabilis 'animating', from Latin vegetare (see vegetate). The noun dates from the late 16th century.

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