Definición de vegetable en inglés:

vegetable

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

sustantivo

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.

adjetivo

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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.

Origen

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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