NounVegetable (plural Vegetables)
- Any plant.
- A plant raised for some edible part of it, such as the leaves, roots, fruit or flowers, but excluding any plant considered to be a fruit, grain, or spice in the culinary sense.
- The edible part of such a plant.
- (figuratively) A person whose body or brain has been damaged so that they cannot interact with the surrounding environment.
- Of or relating to plants.
- Of or relating to vegetables.
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- (RP) IPA: /ˈvedʒtəbl/, SAMPA: /"vEdZ(@)t@b(@)l/
- (US, Canada) IPA: /ˈvɛdʒətəbəl/, /ˈvɛdʒtəbəl/, /ˈvɛtʃtəbəl/